Chapter 1. The Physiology of Wound Healing

  1. Carol Dealey PhD MA BSc (Hons) RGN RCNT

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774946.ch1

The Care of Wounds: A Guide for Nurses, Third Edition

The Care of Wounds: A Guide for Nurses, Third Edition

How to Cite

Dealey, C. (2005) The Physiology of Wound Healing, in The Care of Wounds: A Guide for Nurses, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774946.ch1

Author Information

  1. Research Fellow, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, and School of Health Sciences, University of Birmingham

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 JUN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405118637

Online ISBN: 9780470774946

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Keywords:

  • physiology;
  • wound;
  • healing;
  • dressings;
  • nutrition

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definitions associated with wounds

  • The structure of the skin

  • Wound healing

  • Impaired wound healing

  • Conclusion

  • Further Reading

  • References