Donor sites & grafts

Dr Devlin Elliott1 1Greenslopes Plastics Department, Greenslopes, Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Introduction:There are a variety of products on the market that can be used for donor site dressing. Mextra Superabsorbent is a dressing with high retention and absorption capacity that reduces...
  • June 26, 2018
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Dr Devlin  Elliott1 1Greenslopes Plastics Department, Greenslopes , Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Introduction:Skin graft donor site scarring can be problematic in selective patients. Donor sites require optimum conditions free from excessive exudate and infection to maximize healing potential and final cosmesis....
  • June 26, 2018
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Dr Devlin Elliott1 1Greenslopes Plastics Department, Greenslopes, Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Introduction:Full thickness burns on the hand require debridement and skin grafting. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) can be used to help with graft stability and take with a variety of...
  • June 26, 2018
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Dr Dharshini Selvarajah1, Professor John Harvey1, Dr Susan Jehangir1, Ms Julie Jones1, Ms  Sharon Welsh1, Ms Madeleine Jacques1 1The Children’s Hospital Westmead, Sydney, Australia Abstract: Background:Advances in burns dressings, surveillance with early detection of bacterial colonisation and the appropriate use...
  • June 25, 2018
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Dr Kerry Mclaughlin1, Dr Kevin Pan1, Dr Kieran Bates1 1The Alfred, Prahran, Australia Abstract: Background:Management of Burns pain is challenging.1,2,3,4,5,6 Patients report that donor surgical site is the most debilitating.7,8 and often neuropathic in nature. There has been increasing interest...
  • June 21, 2018
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Dr Christopher Maguire1, Dr Bhaveshkumar Patel1,2,3, Dr Craig McBride1,2,3 1Pegg Leditschke Children’s Burns Centre, South Brisbane, Australia, 2School of Medicine, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 3Centre for Children’s Burns and Trauma Research, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Abstract: Background: ‘Frosties’ are...
  • June 21, 2018
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Dr Craig McBride1, Ms Margit Kempf1,2, Professor Roy Kimble1,2, Associate Professor Kellie Stockton1,2 1Pegg Leditschke Children’s Burns Centre, Centre for Children’s Burns and Trauma Research, University of Queensland, South Brisbane, Australia, 2Surgical Team: Infants, Toddlers, Children (STITCh); Lady Cilento Children’s...
  • June 20, 2018
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Dr Craig McBride1,2, Professor Roy Kimble1,2, Associate Professor Kellie Stockton1,2 1Pegg Leditschke Children’s Burns Centre, Centre for Children’s Burns and Trauma Research, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia, 2Surgical Team: Infants, Toddlers, Children (STITCh); Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, South Brisbane, Australia...
  • June 20, 2018
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