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The Use of a Silver Impregnated Soft Silicone Wound Contact Layer for Partial Thickness Burn Injuries in Pediatric Burn Patients

Howard, 2017 Pediatric partial thickness burns were managed with reduced pain and trauma using a silver soft silicone contact layer. The return to function was faster; hospital length of stay and the number of clinic visits was reduced for some patients which potentially lowered the cost of...


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Randomized controlled trial of three burns dressings for partial thickness burns in children.

GeeKee, 2015 This prospective RCT trial compared the effects of three silver dressing combinations on acute partial thickness burns in 96 children. The silver foam dressing was the most effective in terms of accelerated wound re-epithelialization and decreased pain with dressing changes. Other...


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Moisture Related/ Fungal Skin Breakdown Under Tracheostomy Device in the Neonate

Turner, 2014 Infants requiring tracheostomy for airway protection often have anatomical challenges creating redundant skin folds prone to fungal overgrowth and skin breakdown. With the use of soft silver silicone transfer dressing† topical candidiasis resolved within one week; comfort was...


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Use Of Silicone Products in Treating Peristomal Skin Breakdown

Rice, 2013 Use of the soft silicone foam dressing and topical ointment decreased the pain during pouch changes and demonstrated a significant improvement in wound healing. #Evidence #Wound-Management #Undisturbed-Healing #Reduce-Pain #Exudate-Management ​​​​​ #Pediatrics ​


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When Small Stomas are a Big Deal: The Use of a Soft Silicone Pouching System on the Neonatal Ostomate Complicated by a Peristomal Wound

Kaufman, 2008 Incorporating a soft silicone bordered foam dressing in the pouching system of infants with necrotizing entercolitis minimized stress to fragile infants while allowing wound healing and stool containment. #Evidence #Wound-Management #Reduce-Pain #Pediatrics ​​​​