The effectiveness of pressure garment
therapy for the prevention of abnormal scarring after burn injury : A meta-analysis.
Patients were considered in either of the two groups of treatment; one group treated with pressure garment
and Silicone as the control group and the other group with who were treated with exercise and physiotherapy as the case group.
The use of pressure garments
is a common treatment modality.
Most of the patients used the splintage and pressure garment
for a year, however 2 cases of neck contracture refused the cervical collar but no recurrence was found in these cases.
Logan now has to wear special pressure garments
to protect the skin grafts, but otherwise he's made a remarkable recovery.
The best management of hypertrophic scarring and contractures involves prevention, splintage, active and passive physiotherapy, oil massage, pressure garments
and appropriately timed surgery.
The pressure garments
used had to be described in detail (trademark, model, size) to allow precise identification and allow us to purchase it to evaluate the pressures really exerted.
Elasticated Net (Special Bandage) and Pressure Garments
Scaffolder Ian and dental nurse Laura have to spend several hours each day dressing Emmy's wounds with pressure garments
, a face mask and a splint and have not been Andrew and in the fire at able to return to work since the blaze in June.
- Pressure garments
and stockings help immensely in post operative conditions.
Even though a year has elapsed since this accident, Nishant still needs to wear pressure garments
( tight fitting plastic or rubber garments) till his wounds heal completely.
But he has to wear pressure garments
to stop his scars swelling, needs intensive physiotherapy and is likely to need more grafts as he grows.