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What are the stages of wound healing
- 1. Inflammatory
- 2 Proliferative
- 3. Maturation or Remodeling
What happens during the Inflammatory Stage of wound healing
This stage is the first three days
after the initial trauma. Attempts are made at the site to
- 1. Control of bleeding with clot formation
- 2. Deliver of oxygen, white blood cells and nutrition to the area via blood supply.
What happens during the Proliferative Stage
This stage lasts the next 3 to 24 days.
Effect to the wound include:
- 1. Replacing Lost tissue with connective or granulated tissue.
- 2. Occurrence of contracting of the wound.
- 3. Resurfacing of the new epithelial cells.
What happens during the Maturation or Remodeling stage
this wound healing stage involves the strengthening of the collagen scar and the resumption of a more normal appearance. It can take more than one year to complete, depending on the exntent of the original wound.
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