Browsing by Subject "wound dressing"

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  • Honey: A biologic wound dressing

    Molan, Peter C.; Rhodes, Tanya (2015)
    Honey has been used as a wound dressing for thousands of years, but only in more recent times has a scientific explanation become available for its effectiveness. It is now realized that honey is a biologic wound dressing ...
  • Honey: Antimicrobial actions and role in disease management

    Molan, Peter C. (Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, 2009)
    The ancient treatment of dressing infected wounds with honey is rapidly becoming re-established in professional medicine, especially where wounds are infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. This is because of the ...
  • Why honey is effective as a medicine. 1. Its use in modern medicine

    Molan, Peter C. (National Beekeepers Association of New Zealand, 1999)
    Honey has been used as a medicine for thousands of years and its curative properties are well documented. However, modern medicine turned its back on honey and it is only now, with the advent of multi-resistant bacteria, ...
  • Why honey is effective as a medicine. 2. The scientific explanation of its effects

    Molan, Peter C. (National Beekeepers Association of New Zealand, 2001)
    The effectiveness of honey as a therapeutic agent has been unequivocally demonstrated in the literature reviewed in Part 1 of this article published in 1999, but the biochemical explanation of these effects is more ...