[Wound treatment: scientific production analysis published in the Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem from 1970-2003]

Rev Bras Enferm. 2005 Mar-Apr;58(2):208-13. doi: 10.1590/s0034-71672005000200016.
[Article in Portuguese]


This systematic review aimed to analyze the scientific production concerning the use of products in the treatment of wounds, published by REBEn from 1970 to 2003. We consulted all numbers of the journal published in the period, identifying 41 articles of interest. After an appraisal reading we included 11 papers in the sample. We identified a larger publication in the decade of 1990, prevailing authors of the attendance area, almost-experimental plan and experience repor. The studied products were papain, propolis, sugar, Unna boot, activated coal, transparent film, amniotic membrane, albumin, collagenase, hydrocolloid dressing, calcium alginate, anti-bacterial agents, essential greasing acids, viscose fibers and polyester. The findings demonstrated they denote positive effects of the use of the products.

Publication types

  • Review
  • Systematic Review

MeSH terms

  • Brazil
  • Humans
  • Periodicals as Topic*
  • Publishing / statistics & numerical data*
  • Wounds and Injuries / nursing*