People who suffer from severe burn-injurys frequently develop a set of symptoms, which can lead to life-threatening conditions in the context of the so-called burn disease. This disease is characterized by it's indivdual process. The treatment is complex and always a special challenge for the nursing staff. Those affected, usually have to suffer from very strong pain, which can lead to intolerable extents particularly during the dressing change of the burn wounds. Since pain additionally leads to extremely negative side effects, such as fear and stress and this is considered to delay the healing process, the adequate pain reduction is one of the highest priorities to the treating personnel. The selection of the correct wound dressings, can play a crucial role in reducing pain. The nursing staff can supplement the vital medicamentous measures by a set of non-medicamentous possibilities. Thus, the nursing staff can make an important contribution for the decrease of patient's pain during the wound care.