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Prof Nurse. 2005 Apr;20(8):35-8.

The use of honey-derived dressings to promote effective wound management.

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Lecturer in Tissue Viability, School of Midwifery, University of Southampton, Highfield. cheryl.dunford@btopenworld.com

Abstract

Clinical observations suggest that honey holds significant promise as an effective treatment for a number of medical conditions and particularly in the management of non-healing wounds. This article explores the healing properties of honey and illustrates the effectiveness of using honey in the management of chronic leg ulcers.

PMID:
15819316
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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