Comparison of Sugar and Honey Dressings in Healing of Chronic Wounds

Bhat, Rahul and Pai, Manohar V and *, Shankar Ram HS and Reddy, Sandeep and Rai, Shivaprasad and Thejeswi, Poornachandra and Prabhu, Shivananda (2014) Comparison of Sugar and Honey Dressings in Healing of Chronic Wounds. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences, 13 (5). pp. 82-88. ISSN 2279-0861

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Abstract

Honey and Sugar dressings were applied to long standing surgical wounds in two groups comprising 25 patients in each matched for age and comorbidities.Dressings were done once in 3 days .Patients in sugar dressing group had faster healing rate, shorter hospital stay with rapid slough and microbial clearance. Sugar dressing also proved to be cost effective with decreased debridement frequency at the end of the study.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sugar dressing ,Honey dressing ,chronic surgical Wounds.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Surgery
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2014 07:05
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2014 07:05
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/140176

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