Show simple item record Καραγιάννη, Βιλελμίνη Ι. el Τσάτη, Ευαγγελία Γ. el Σπυροπούλου, Γεωργία el Αντωνοπούλου, Φωτεινή Ν. el Ιωάννοβιτς, Ιωάννης el 2015-01-08T23:06:08Z 2015-01-08T23:06:08Z 2015-01-09
dc.rights Αναφορά Δημιουργού-Μη Εμπορική Χρήση-Όχι Παράγωγα Έργα 3.0 Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες *
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dc.source en
dc.subject burns (injuries)
dc.subject Medical care, Cost of
dc.subject Wound healing
dc.subject Hospital care
dc.subject traditional medicine
dc.subject Εγκαύματα
dc.subject Ιατρική περίθαλψη, κόστος
dc.subject Επούλωση πληγών
dc.subject Νοσοκομειακή περίθαλψη
dc.subject Παραδοσιακή Ιατρική
dc.title Comparing oil based ointment versus standard practice for the treatment of moderate burns in Greece en
heal.type journalArticle
heal.secondaryTitle a trial based cost effectiveness evaluation en
heal.classification Medicine
heal.classification Public health
heal.classification Ιατρική
heal.classification Δημόσια υγεία
heal.classificationURI **N/A**-Ιατρική
heal.classificationURI **N/A**-Δημόσια υγεία
heal.identifier.secondary DOI:10.1186/1472-6882-11-122
heal.language en
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heal.recordProvider Τεχνολογικό Εκπαιδευτικό Ίδρυμα Αθήνας.Σχολή Επαγγελμάτων Υγείας και Πρόνοιας.Τμήμα Δημόσιας Υγείας και Κοινοτικής Υγείας.Κατεύθυνση Δημόσιας Υγείας (Δημόσιας Yγιεινής). el
heal.publicationDate 2011-12
heal.bibliographicCitation Carayanni, V.I., Tsati, E., Spyropoulou, G., Antonopoulou, F. and Iannovich, J. (2011). Comparing oil based ointment versus standard practice for the treatment of moderate burns inGreece: a trial based cost effectiveness evaluation. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. [Online] 11. p.122. Available from: [Accessed 8/1/2014] en
heal.abstract Background: The local treatment of burn wounds has long been a subject of debate. The objective of this study was to compare the cost and the effectiveness of Moist Exposed Burn Ointment -MEBO versus a combination of povidone iodine plus bepanthenol cream for partial thickness burns. Methods: The study was carried out in the Burn Center of a state hospital in Athens, Greece. 211 patients needing conservative therapy were prospectively selected according to the depth of the burn wound. The treatment was allocated according to the Stratified Randomization Design. The outcomes measured were mean cost of in-hospital stay, rate of complications, time of 50% wound healing, pain scores, in hospital stay diminution. We have adopted a societal perspective. Results: In the total groups MEBO presented lower cost, (although not significantly different: p = 0.10) and better effectiveness. The data suggest that MEBO is the dominant therapy for superficial partial burn wound with significantly lower costs and significantly higher effectiveness due to a lesser time of recovery and consequently lower time of hospitalization and follow-up. MEBO presented similar percentages of complications with the comparator, lower pain levels and smaller time of no healthy appearance of the burn limits for superficial partial thickness burns. Conclusions: The data suggested that topical application of MEBO may be considered for further investigation as a potential first-line treatment modality for superficial partial thickness burns. Trial registration: The trial has been registered on the International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial Number Register (ISRCTN) and given the registration number ISRCTN74058791. en
heal.publisher BioMedCentral The Open Access Publisher en
heal.journalName BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine en
heal.journalType peer-reviewed
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