Wound healing primer.

  title={Wound healing primer.},
  author={Stephanie R. Goldberg and Robert F. Diegelmann},
  journal={Critical care nursing clinics of North America},
  volume={24 2},
Surgeons often care for patients with conditions of abnormal wound healing, which include conditions of excessive wound healing, such as fibrosis, adhesions, and contractures, as well as conditions of inadequate wound healing, such as chronic nonhealing ulcers, recurrent hernias, and wound dehiscences. Despite many recent advances in the field, which have highlighted the importance of adjunct therapies in maximizing the healing potential, conditions of abnormal wound healing continue to cause… CONTINUE READING