DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20221000
Published: 2022-03-28

Wounds: physiological mechanisms and factors affecting healing

Fahrun Rosyid

Abstract


Wound healing involves cellular, molecular, and biochemical mechanisms that are divided into: three phases of healing: inflammatory, proliferative, and remodeling. Factors that affect wound healing are; 1. local factors, which consist of oxygenation and infection and 2. systemic factors, including: age and gender, sex hormones, stress, diabetes mellitus, obesity, drugs, alcohol and smoking and nutrition.

 


Keywords


Influencing factors, Healing physiology, Wounds

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