Do honey-based wound dressings promote faster wound healing than traditional wound care products in otherwise healthy patients with acute wounds (burns, lacerations)?

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Evidence-Based Answer

For acute burns and caesarean section surgical wounds, honey reduces time to wound healing compared with some traditional dressings and placebo, but does not shorten wound healing in minor acute wounds (SOR: B, systematic review of heterogeneous RCTs and additional small RCT)

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