Necrotic material can delay healing & promote infection.
Bacteria may impede healing exacerbate pain and cause malodour.
Yellow slough and necrotic material can delay healing & promote infection. Risk of maceration in exuding wounds.
Granulation tissue can be fragile and needs protecting.
Including MRSA & Pseudomonassup2,7,8 (Van den Plas 2012, De Smet 2009, Vandenbulke 2006)
(De Smet 2009, Vandenbulke 2006)
The chart shows a comparative analysis of healing rates in deep partial thickness burn injuries. It has been demonstrated that burn wounds which heal in less than 21 days have less risk of developing hypertrophic scars and contractures.9,10