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    Wound infection is one of the most common causes of death in modern society, especially in people less than 44 years(Shu Fan et al., 2013). Bacterial microorganisms can gain access from environment or from surrounding skin surface into underlying tissue when patient compromised and physical characteristics are optimal for colonization and growth(Irena Pastar et al., 2013).Presence of microorganism that proliferate without immune response is known as colonization.(Abdul R. Siddiqui and Jack M. Bernstein, 2010). Delay in wound healing characteristic by excessive amount of exudates that affect healthy skin tissue around the wound (Boateng and Catanzano, 2015). Skin repair is an important physiological process that essential not only for homeostasis and restore barrier function, but also to…

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    Wound Healing

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    of different factors promoting or inhibiting post-operative wound healing. Rund et al (1) covers many factors linked to wound healing such as smoking, oxygen availability, nutrition, hyperglycemia, alcohol intake, and patient adherence. First of all, smoking exerts a pervert effect on peripheral vasculature. For instance, a single cigarette causes a decrease in O2 because of ligation of carbon monoxide (CO) to hemoglobin and nicotine has an added effect of peripheral vasoconstriction lasting…

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    Wound Healing Case

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    Introduction Wound care involves a lot of physiological and immunologic processes to achieve optimal wound healing, as well as several physical and social factors that may also help to successfully achieve wound closure. In this case study, Carlton, a six-year-old, got a deep cut on his foot after he stepped on the sharp edge of a shell while running along the shoreline. The foot of the six-year-old boy looked even worse a day after her mother had washed it. The gash had turned red and very…

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    Wound Healing Essay

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    Wound healing is a complex dynamic process which replacing damaged cells with cells of same origin or with connective tissue scar. Wound healing has four time dependent phases; hemostatic, inflammatory, proliferative, and remolding phase. In each phase, specific resident cells release growth factors and cytokines to move the healing process from one phase to the other till complete healing occurs. Chronic wound stack in or delayed in one of the healing phases commonly inflammatory phase.…

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    Delay In Wound Healing

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    skin around wound in the course of dressing change or old dressing removal. Patient that is living with a wound is often stained when outflow caused by the…

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    immune and inflammatory responses to promote wound healing. The transplantation of autologous and allogeneic Mesenchymal stem cells on the surface of deep burn wounds in rats decreases inflammatory cell infiltration into the wound, and accelerates the formation of new vessels and granulation tissue.” (Lu, Zhang, & Jin, 2009). This data regarding Mesenchymal stem cells only proves that there is major potential in stem cells to help burn victims. Most of the deaths caused by burns are from the…

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    Introduction: The process of complete regeneration of damaged tissues or cells usually referred as the wound healing. Generally, normal wound healing was a tedious and systemic process. Moreover sometimes if the wound was deep into the skin then that wound will be prone to microbial growth and sepsis hence in order to prevent it several therapies were in use. Even though there were many therapies for wound healing such as sutures, ligatures etc, all of them had been failed in promoting faster…

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    discusses impaired wound healing. Impaired wound healing is an issue that can easily be overlooked or seen as not very important, for many reasons. However, it can become a very big problem if not taken care of correctly. The wound needs to follow the three complex phases to wound healing, in a specific way for the wound to heal properly. If for some reason the wound does not follow one of the phases properly, it will be delayed in the healing process. This can not only cause problems in…

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    Skin Wound Healing

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    A scar is a mark left on the skin or epithelial tissue where a wound has not completely healed and fibrous connective tissue has developed. They form when the dermis is damaged. The body forms new collagen fibers from the basal layer to fix the damage. Skin wound healing is when the skin can reconstruct itself completely, whereas when the wound healing process is interrupted, it could lead to scar formation. The basement membrane in interrupted wound healing would not release enough…

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    Impaired Wound Healing

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    Impaired wound healing in the aged presents both major clinical and economic issues. With the constantly rising percentage of older people in the general population and the large cost of treating wounds within this specific patient group, the importance of examining and understanding the correlation between aging and wound healing cannot be undervalued. The process of wound healing is altered in aged individuals, historically being considered as defective; however there is now a general…

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