wound healing

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conniesue38
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wound healing
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2014-05-12 15:56:00
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wound healing
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  1. substrate phase
    first 4 days after injury, wound heals by reacting with a vascular and cellular response
  2. proliferative phase
    5th to 20th day, wound contraction and connective tissue repair take place
  3. remodeling phase
    occurs after the 3rd week, collogen formation takes place
  4. collagen
    chief constituent of connective tissue, also known as scar tissue
  5. dehiscence
    splitting open of incision that has been closed, a cough can cause this
  6. evisceration
    spilling out of abdominal contents resulting from wound dehiscense
  7. keloids
    thick bulky scars which results from too much collagen formation

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