Journal of Surgery. 2014, 2(2), 25-29DOI:
Abstract: This study examines the results of a new freshly homemade coffee powder for the management of patients with a variety of acute and chronic wounds (n=130). They refused skin grafting. All wounds were treated using topical coffee powder as a wound dressing that was replaced once every 4 weeks until its healing. Coffee has a bactericidal capacity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, many antioxidants, deodorize, longer time to change wound dressing pads, maintain moistened wound, absorptive capacity, autolytic debridement, cost-effective, and no adverse reaction. The use of coffee powder as a wound dressing has a strong influence on the emergence of a new paradigm in the management of wounds.