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2024 Jun 05

Cochrane Database Syst Rev



Interventions for postburn pruritus.


Sinha S, Gabriel VA, Arora RK, Shin W, Scott J, Bharadia SK, Verly M, Rahmani WM, Nickerson DA, Fraulin FO, Chatterjee P, Ahuja RB, Biernaskie JA


Postburn pruritus (itch) is a common and distressing symptom experienced on healing or healed burn or donor site wounds. Topical, systemic, and physical treatments are available to control postburn pruritus; however, it remains unclear how effective these are.