Chronic Wound Repair and Healing in Older Adults: Current Status and Future Research

  title={Chronic Wound Repair and Healing in Older Adults: Current Status and Future Research},
  author={L. Gould and P. Abadir and H. Brem and M. Carter and Teresa Conner-Kerr and J. Davidson and L. Dipietro and V. Falanga and C. Fife and S. Gardner and E. Grice and J. Harmon and W. Hazzard and K. High and P. Houghton and N. Jacobson and R. Kirsner and E. Kovacs and D. Margolis and Frances McFarland Horne and M. Reed and D. Sullivan and Stephen Thom and M. Tomic-Canic and J. Walston and Jo Anne Whitney and J. Williams and S. Zieman and K. Schmader},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  pages={427 - 438}
  • L. Gould, P. Abadir, +26 authors K. Schmader
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
  • Older adults are more likely to have chronic wounds than younger people, and the effect of chronic wounds on quality of life is particularly profound in this population. Wound healing slows with age, but the basic biology underlying chronic wounds and the influence of age‐associated changes on wound healing are poorly understood. Most studies have used in vitro approaches and various animal models, but observed changes translate poorly to human healing conditions. The effect of age and… CONTINUE READING
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