Pamela Houghton

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The incidence of chronic wounds is increased among older adults, and the impact of chronic wounds on quality of life is particularly profound in this population. It is well established that wound healing slows with age. However, the basic biology underlying chronic wounds and the influence of age-associated changes on wound healing are poorly understood.(More)
Chronic venous insufficiency is the most common cause of leg ulcers. Its incidence increases as the population ages. Managing venous leg ulcers involves treating the cause, optimizing local wound care, and addressing patient-centered concerns. The cornerstone of the diagnosis of chronic venous insufficiency includes demonstrating venous disease. The(More)
PURPOSE The meta-analysis was performed to identify animal research defining the effects of low power laser irradiation on biomechanical indicators of bone regeneration and the impact of dosage. METHODS We searched five electronic databases (MEDLINE, EMBASE, PubMed, CINAHL, and Cochrane Database of Randomised Clinical Trials) for studies in the area of(More)
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