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The use of honey in wound management.
Nurs Stand 2000 Nov 29-Dec 5; 15(11):63-8NS

Abstract

Honey has been used as a wound treatment for more than 2,000 years. Greater scientific understanding of how it works, particularly as an antibacterial agent, has led practitioners to reconsider the therapeutic value of honey. Once honey is commercially available as a regulated product in the UK, practitioners will have access to an effective, alternative wound treatment. Specific, sterilised honeys intended for wound care will provide a safe natural product to manage colonised or infected wounds that would otherwise remain unresponsive to treatment.

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Salisbury District Hospital.No affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Case Reports
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

11971572

Citation

Dunford, C, et al. "The Use of Honey in Wound Management." Nursing Standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), vol. 15, no. 11, 2000, pp. 63-8.
Dunford C, Cooper R, Molan P, et al. The use of honey in wound management. Nurs Stand. 2000;15(11):63-8.
Dunford, C., Cooper, R., Molan, P., & White, R. (2000). The use of honey in wound management. Nursing Standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987), 15(11), pp. 63-8.
Dunford C, et al. The Use of Honey in Wound Management. Nurs Stand. 2000;15(11):63-8. PubMed PMID: 11971572.
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