wound healing

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Author:
andreathors16
ID:
112255
Filename:
wound healing
Updated:
2011-10-25 23:20:30
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midterm two
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Description:
anatomy
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  1. primary wound healing steps
    • bleeding/clot and scab formation
    • inflamation: increased blood supply
    • regeneration: mitosis of non damaged cells
    • replacement: creates scar tissue
  2. primary is best becuase
    • it is faster, min scar
    • but must be small and uninfected
  3. secondary wound healing cons
    slower and larger scar
  4. secondary steps
    • bleading with subsequent clot and scab formation
    • inflammation
    • regeneration
    • replacement
    • wound contraction
  5. factors that effect healing rate
    size, cleanliness, age, potien, vitamin c, carbohydrates, and fat

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