In the past few years, focus has shifted from the management and prevention of injury caused by pressure to include injuries caused by medical devices, particularly adhesives. Children, especially neonates, are at increased risk for this type of injury for many reasons, including decreased cohesion between the dermis and epidermis, deficient stratum corneum, alkaline skin pH, immature immune responses, poor nutrition, and the relatively large ratio of skin surface to body weight. The technology associated with devices used to save children (eg, electrocardiogram pulse oximetry monitoring, intravenous catheters) also brings risk, including epidermal stripping, extravasation, and pressure. Currently available dressings such as hydrogel, hydrocolloid, and silicone may not heal the most challenging wounds. The use of medical-grade honey has reemerged in the adult literature for the treatment of various skin conditions.2, 3  There are no known contraindications for honey, other...

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