Medical honey and the role in pediatric emergency wound management

Stefan Bittmann, Anne Weissenstein, Gloria Villalon, Elisabeth Luchter

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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