Friday, October 20, 2017

Medical-Grade Honey Dressing Use in Developing Countries

Adv Skin Wound Care. 2017 Nov;30(11):1-3

Compared with other medical honeys, SurgihoneyRO (H&R Healthcare Ltd, Southmoor, Abingdon, United Kingdom), a bioengineered medical-grade honey, delivers low concentrations of reactive oxygen to wounds over a sustained period.

This article describes how one provider, Dr Jill Brooks, has successfully used this new antimicrobial dressing in Africa and examines the potential positive impact this dressing could have on wound care in developing countries.

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