Jopke, K. et al. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. Published online: January 14 2017
- This study presents treatment and health outcomes of two children with similar histories of extensive burns.
- In many health care settings, including post surgery, patients and families are supplementing care with essential oils.
- Case B’s maternal grandmother supplemented her granddaughter’s care with essential oils.
- Essential oils may inhibit microbial growth, support wound treatment and facilitate healing however, more research is needed.
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