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Table 1 Clinical assessment and laser Doppler imaging (LDI) results

From: Clinical effectiveness, quality of life and cost-effectiveness of Flaminal® versus Flamazine® in the treatment of partial thickness burns: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Classification Clinical properties LDI color
Blisters Color/Appearance Pliability Capillary refill Pain Healing time
Superficial partial thickness burns Small blister: intact and open Pink-red, shiny Supple <2 sec ++ Within 14 days Red
Intermediate partial thickness burns Blisters: intact and open Pink-red, shiny and dry Mix of supple and stiff <2 sec + 14–21 days Yellow
Deep partial thickness burns Blisters: intact and open Red, shiny and dry Mix of supple and stiff >2 sec +/- >21 days or even no spontaneous healing Blue
Full thickness burns None White-yellow, red, brown and black Stiff >2 sec - No spontaneous healing Blue