1350: Wound Healing EXAM 3
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What are the types of wound healing intentions?
Primary intention: tissue surfaces are approximated; surgical incision.
Secondary intention: extensive tissue loss & wound CANNOT be approximated.
Tertiary intention: wounds left open to allow for edema or infection to resolve.
What are the phases of wound healing and what happens?
Inflammatory: hemostasis phagocytosis (macrophages)
- Proliferative: (3-21 days after injury)
- 1) floroblasts begin to make collegen.
- 2) granulation tissue forms.
Maturation: scar formation (keloids)
Effects of wound healing.
What are the lab values for adequate nutrition?
Meds that effect wound healing.
- Calories: 30-35 kcal/kg
- Protein: 1.25 - 1.50 g/kg
- Vitamins A & D
- Zinc: 200 mg/daily
Anti-neoplastic agents; corticosteroids
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