Affiliation: University Hospital Aintree
- Using leptospermum honey to manage wounds impaired by radiotherapy: a case seriesVal Robson
Aintree Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom
Ostomy Wound Manage 55:38-47. 2009..Honey as an adjunct to conventional wound/skin care post radiation therapy shows promise for less painful healing in these chronic wounds. Prospective, randomized, controlled clinical studies are needed to confirm these observations...
- Standardized antibacterial honey (Medihoney) with standard therapy in wound care: randomized clinical trialVal Robson
Leg Ulcer Care, Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK
J Adv Nurs 65:565-75. 2009..This paper is a report of a study to compare a medical grade honey with conventional treatments on the healing rates of wounds healing by secondary intention...
- Randomised controlled feasibility trial on the use of medical grade honey following microvascular free tissue transfer to reduce the incidence of wound infectionVal Robson
CNS Leg Ulcer Care, Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool L9 7AL, United Kingdom
Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 50:321-7. 2012..Further research is needed to confirm a shorter duration of hospital admission and if so, whether this is due to more rapid healing...