Strategy Group Review Date: : 26th May 2016

Following a rapid review assessment on pressure (or compression) garments for the treatment of hypertrophic burn scars the strategy group recommend that pressure garments for hypertrophic burn scar treatment can continue to be used in the NHS in Wales[1] within a Local Policy to be developed[2].

PDF version of recommendation for download.


1 - with recommendations that recognise the paucity of good evidence of benefit.

2 - with recommendation to contribute in a future UK wide RCT.

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