Wound healing: part I. Basic science.

  title={Wound healing: part I. Basic science.},
  author={Jeffrey E. Janis and Bridget Harrison},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={133 2},
LEARNING OBJECTIVES After studying this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Describe the basic physiologic events in normal wound healing. 2. Understand the differences in healing among skin, bone, cartilage, and tendon. 3. Identify factors that may compromise or delay wound healing. 4. Describe methods for optimal closure of a wound. SUMMARY Understanding the physiology and pathophysiology of normal wound healing and potential impediments to its end will allow the plastic surgeon… CONTINUE READING

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