After my initial wound cleaning via saline solution and sterile swabs, I cleared obtruding debris from the wound, and dressed it with menolin, inadine
, mepilex and felt padding to reduce pressure from the shoes.
Basic treatment available on a daily basis consisted of Burnshield (for use up to 24 hours after injury), silver sulphadiazine and Jelonet; more expensive options, including Aquacel, Inadine
, Bactigras, Acticoat and Actisorb, were sometimes (and inconsistently) available, and the rationale for their use was not always clear to the staff.
Before this study, non-infected burn wounds were dressed with povidone-iodine-impregnated paraffin gauze swab dressings (Inadine
Its product portfolio includes Silvercel non-adherent, Actisorb, Inadine
, Promogran, Promogran Prisma, Adaptic Touch and Tielle.