The Impact of Smoking and Smoking Cessation on Wound Healing in Spinal Cord-Injured Patients With Pressure Injuries: A Retrospective Comparison Cohort Study.

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PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of implementing evidence-based guidelines on smoking cessation in persons with spinal cord injuries and pressure injuries. We also evaluated the impact of smoking on pressure injury healing in this population. SUBJECTS AND SETTING The sample population included 158 spinal cord-injured patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000260

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@article{Lane2016TheIO, title={The Impact of Smoking and Smoking Cessation on Wound Healing in Spinal Cord-Injured Patients With Pressure Injuries: A Retrospective Comparison Cohort Study.}, author={Cheryl A Lane and Cynthia S. Selleck and Yuying Chen and Ying Tang}, journal={Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society}, year={2016}, volume={43 5}, pages={483-7} }