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Executive Health Management

Infection-fighting bandages for burn victims

2016 29 Feb

A serious burn victim is immunocompromised and may be missing skin on parts of their body. This makes them very vulnerable to bacteria. Bandages used to treat burns are breeding grounds for microbes increasing the risk of death. Such lethal infections usually occur several months after a burn victim has been hospitalised. To complicate matters, the... Read more