Wound pruritus: Prevalence, aetiology and treatment

Dominic UPTON, Cliff Richardson, Abbye Andrews, Mark Rippon

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Abstract

Objective: to review the literature into itching or pruritus, in relation to burns or other types of wound, with a focus on the physiological mechanisms underlying itching and the issues associated with itching in people with wounds. Method:A literature search was conducted using pubmed, meDlIneand Google Scholar, including english-language papers published up to 2012. the search terms used were: ['pruritus' or'itching'] or ['chronic'] AnD ['wounds' or'burns'].
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)501-508
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Wound Care
Volume22
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

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UPTON, D., Richardson, C., Andrews, A., & Rippon, M. (2013). Wound pruritus: Prevalence, aetiology and treatment. Journal of Wound Care, 22(9), 501-508. https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2013.22.9.501
UPTON, Dominic ; Richardson, Cliff ; Andrews, Abbye ; Rippon, Mark. / Wound pruritus: Prevalence, aetiology and treatment. In: Journal of Wound Care. 2013 ; Vol. 22, No. 9. pp. 501-508.
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UPTON, D, Richardson, C, Andrews, A & Rippon, M 2013, 'Wound pruritus: Prevalence, aetiology and treatment', Journal of Wound Care, vol. 22, no. 9, pp. 501-508. https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2013.22.9.501

Wound pruritus: Prevalence, aetiology and treatment. / UPTON, Dominic; Richardson, Cliff; Andrews, Abbye; Rippon, Mark.

In: Journal of Wound Care, Vol. 22, No. 9, 2013, p. 501-508.

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