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Table 7 Time required for a dressing change and/or wound care in patients with RDEB

From: A systematic literature review of the disease burden in patients with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa

  Bruckner [53] Jeon [59] Shayegan [79]
N, patients with RDEB 53 13 90
Definition Whole body wound care including preparation and cleanup Dressing change Dressing change
Time required for dressing change, n (%)
 < 2 h 19 (36) 11 (85) NR
 2–3 h 21 (40) 2 (15) 27 (30)a
 > 4 h 13 (25) 0 (0) NR
  1. NR, not reported; RDEB, recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa
  2. a2 hours was most commonly reported time taken to change dressings; no other time data on patients with RDEB were reported