Chapter 2. Physiology of Wound Healing

  1. Karen Ousey and
  2. Caroline McIntosh
  1. Karen Ousey and
  2. Caroline McIntosh

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697870.ch2

Lower Extremity Wounds: A Problem-Based Learning Approach

Lower Extremity Wounds: A Problem-Based Learning Approach

How to Cite

Ousey, K. and McIntosh, C. (2008) Physiology of Wound Healing, in Lower Extremity Wounds: A Problem-Based Learning Approach (eds K. Ousey and C. McIntosh), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697870.ch2

Editor Information

  1. University of Huddersfield

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470512661

Online ISBN: 9780470697870

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Keywords:

  • micro organisms;
  • noxious agent;
  • body environment;
  • extrinsic factors;
  • healing process

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Case Scenario

  • Skin Physiology

  • Structure of the Skin

  • Process of Wound Healing

  • The Physiology of Chronic Wounds

  • The Future of Wound Healing

  • Case Scenario Revisited

  • Conclusion

  • References