Use of Essential Oils Following Traumatic Burn Injury: A Case Study

Jopke, K. et al. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. Published online: January 14 2017

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Highlights

  • 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.

Read the full abstract here

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