A technique for securing split-thickness skin grafts in paediatric burn patients
Keywords: Burns, bridal veil nylon, split thickness skin grafts
AbstractThere are numerous methods to secure a split-thickness skin graft. These include sutures, skin staples, tie-over bolster dressings, negative-pressure dressings, cyano-acrylate adhesives and contact adhesive dressings. An additional important consideration in children with burns is minimisation of the procedural pain associated with dressing changes. We describe a technique to immobilise skin grafts using Drynet Wound Veil which we have found effective, convenient and well-tolerated by paediatric burn patients.
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Neser, C., & Rode, H. (2010). A technique for securing split-thickness skin grafts in paediatric burn patients. South African Journal of Surgery, 48(3), 102. https://doi.org/10.7196/sajs.517
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