An updated guideline for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of burns has been released and includes new sections on electrical, chemical burns.
Volume freezing limitations of a single needle were shown in a novel, reproducible biophysical model for studies on intralesional cryosurgery of keloids.
A simple, convenient, and inexpensive nonsurgical treatment for post-burn leukoderma yields excellent improvement.
A number of recent adjunctive therapy trends in the management of diabetic foot ulcers show promise and may become the new standard of care.
Cooling children’s burns with running water improves clinical outcomes.
The use of SPF 100+ sunscreen either delayed or reduced the occurrence of erythema and sunburn when compared with SPF 50+ when used in beach conditions.
This phase 2 serlopitant study is the first randomized clinical trial for EB-related pruritus demonstrating safety and potential itch reduction.
The guideline explains the precautions that should be taken when treating patients with epidermolysis bullosa, as well as recommendations for podiatry treatment.
At Week 8 post-treatment, 92% of the burn sites treated with RECELL System achieved complete healing vs 85% of sites treated with standard-of-care, demonstrating non-inferiority.
The prevalence of sunburn was 34.2% in 2015, and sunburn prevalence was higher in non-Hispanic whites, younger age groups, and those with sun-sensitive skin.