Chapter 1. Physiology of Wound Healing

  1. Wayne Naylor BSC. DIP NURSING, RN, ONC CERT1,
  2. Diane Laverty BSC, RGN. ONC CERT2 and
  3. Jane Mallett PHD, MSC, BSC. RGN3

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694992.ch1

The Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Wound Management in Cancer Care

The Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Wound Management in Cancer Care

How to Cite

Naylor, W., Laverty, D. and Mallett, J. (2001) Physiology of Wound Healing, in The Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Wound Management in Cancer Care, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694992.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Wound Management Research Nurse, Directorate of Nursing, Rehabilitation and Quality Assurance, The Royal Marsden Hospital

  2. 2

    Clinical Nurse Specialist Palliative Care, Directorate of Nursing, Rehabilitation and Quality Assurance, The Royal Marsden Hospital

  3. 3

    Nursing and Rehabilitation Research and Development Manager, Directorate of Nursing, Rehabilitation and Quality Assurance, The Royal Marsden Hospital

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632057511

Online ISBN: 9780470694992

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Keywords:

  • physiology of wound healing;
  • wound management;
  • sole domain of specialist;
  • health care professional;
  • wound management strategy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Structure of the Skin and the Normal Healing Process

  • Factors that Influence Wound Healing

  • Conclusion