Medical honey and the role in pediatric emergency wound management

Stefan Bittmann 1, Anne Weissenstein 2, Gloria Villalon 3, Elisabeth Luchter 4

Abstract


The use of complementary medical treatment in wound management has continued to grow throughout the world. There is a large body of evidence to support the use of honey as a wound dressing for a wide range of types of wounds. Clear guidelines for the use of honey in pediatric wound care do not exist. We present an update of present knowledge using honey as a form of complementary medicine in pediatric wound management.

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Honey; pediatric; child; wound; infection

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