Wahab n promotion of autolytic debridement by maintaining a moist wound healing environment via the use of medical grade honey in a long term acute care setting presented at: the clinical symposium on advances in skin and wound care october 2013 orlando fl. For which reason, this study now seeks to carry out a literature review on studies discussing the use of medical honey for leg ulceration and wound care a conclusion shall also provide a summary of the paper and a discussion on how the results of this study can contribute to the nursing practice. The use of honey for healing goes back thousands of years, to ancient greece and egyptin recent years, a resurgence in the science and use of honey has driven research and clinical testing to understand the healing properties and effectiveness of medical-grade honey in wound healing. The most downloaded articles from burns in the last 90 days.
The use of split-thickness skin grafts on diabetic foot ulcerations- a literature review pie diabetico 2 docu - meda charting guidelines (2) dressing in wound management effects of the low-level laser therapy lllt in the honey for wound care diabetic foot surgery practice a comparative study between honey and povidone iodine as. Review methods studies were randomised trials using honey, published papers, with a comparator main outcomes were relative benefit and number-needed-to-treat to prevent an outcome relating to wound healing time or infection rate. Provides a review of experience of one wound care team who provided consultations for 5 acute care facilities and a remote facility demonstrated significant cost savings with real-time consults provides a synopsis of current advantages, disadvantages, and unresolved issues with telemedicine approach to wound care. Review of current literature was conducted to assess the clinical benefits and safety of adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy (hbot), used in conjunction with a standard wound care regimen for treatment of chronic lower extremity wounds (diabetic foot ulcers, dfu, and venous insufficiency wounds.
This article reviews the use of a medical-grade honey, with a view to including it on the wound care formulary in both primary and secondary care it featured in a poster presentation at the. Wimmer, michelle a, is the use of honey an effective dressing option for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers (2013)pcom the intervention used in each of the studies was honey as a dressing for the wound care key words in literature searches included honey and diabetic foot ulcers, honey and. The historical and current literature reports the successful use of honey to manage a diversity of wound aetiologies however, only in the last 40 years is research on its mode of action and contribution to wound healing being investigated. Medical honey dressings are fda cleared as safe and effective for use on wounds and burns for their stated indications, including helping to reduce the overall ph of the wound and assisting in debridement through its high osmotic potential, helping to maintain an environment for optimal wound healing. Since antiquity, honey has been recognized for its healing properties literature about the use of medicinal honey for wound care dates back centuries with recent data suggesting its use in patients suffering from burns or pressure ulcers.
Honey in wound care author: vanessa ngan, staff writer, 2005 introduction for centuries now honey has been used as an effective remedy for wounds, burns and ulcers in recent years there has been renewed interest in the medicinal properties of honey how to use honey on wounds all difficult to heal wounds should be seen by your doctor. Abstract to compare the healing of chronic wounds with honey dressing vs povidone iodine dressing in adult subjects with chronic wounds of ≥6 weeks of duration, attending wound care clinic in surgical out patient department of all india institute of medical sciences, surgical out patient department of jai prakash narayan apex trauma center, new delhi. Torgerson d: systematic reviews of wound care management: (2) dressings and topical agents used in the healing of chronic wounds burns 1987 pain 2000 22:491-3 subrahmanyam m: honey-impregnated gauze versus amniotic membrane in the treatment of burns.
To investigate topical honey in superficial burns and wounds though a systematic review of randomised controlled trials data sources cochrane library, medline, embase, pubmed, reference lists and databases were used to seek randomised controlled trials. A literature review on therapeutic uses of honey in wound healing make the best use of scientific research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, nursing & health care journals stephanie skinner [email protected] 1-702-714-7001 extn: 9039 medical journals. It did pique my interest in both sugar and honey for wound care, an area where you have to be careful not to fall prey to all the errors in cam thinking: a reliance on anecdotes, using suboptimal studies as evidence, mistaking a gobbet of basic science as a meaningful clinical application, and not realizing the. Honey, known for centuries as a topical treatment for a wide range of wounds, has recently known a revival in modern wound care the objective of this systematic review is to evaluate the.
Results for its use in wound care this review is intended to inform readers of the physiological properties of honey and the evidence that exists to support its clinical use. To provide an updated review of published literature on the anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of honey cinahl, biomed central, cochrane library, medline and embase data bases and reference lists were used to find randomized controlled trials and review articles. The study was on the use of honey as medicine in wound healing the research was done in the united kingdom by a group of registered nurses and statistical masters the study was completed in the year 2007 and was published in the journal of advanced nursing (jan. From a clinical perspective, there is a vast amount of evidence to support the use of honey in wound care tahmaz l, erdemir f, kibar y, cosar a, yalcyn o fournier’s gangrene: report of thirty-three cases and a review of the literature int j urol 200613(7):960-967.