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2.5% Mafenide Acetate: A Cost-Effective Alternative to the 5% Solution for Burn Wounds

Journal of Burn Care & Research : Official Publication of the American Burn Association

Sep 9, 2016

Ashkan AfshariBlair Summitt

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Mafenide acetate is an antimicrobial agent used to decrease the bacterial load for burn wounds. The 5% solution is more commonly used yet double the cost of its 2.5% counterpart. This study aims to evaluate outcomes and cost associated with the use of 2.5 vs 5% mafenide acetate formulat...read more

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Mafenide
Species
Burn Centers
Pseudomonas Infections
Sepsis
Injury Severity Score
Study
Wound Infection
Cost Effectiveness
Population Group
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2.5% Mafenide Acetate: A Cost-Effective Alternative to the 5% Solution for Burn Wounds

Journal of Burn Care & Research : Official Publication of the American Burn Association

Sep 9, 2016

Ashkan AfshariBlair Summitt

PMID: 27606553

DOI: 10.1097/bcr.0000000000000425

Abstract

Mafenide acetate is an antimicrobial agent used to decrease the bacterial load for burn wounds. The 5% solution is more commonly used yet double the cost of its 2.5% counterpart. This study aims to evaluate outcomes and cost associated with the use of 2.5 vs 5% mafenide acetate formulat...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Mafenide
Species
Burn Centers
Pseudomonas Infections
Sepsis
1
1
15

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