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Home Healthc Nurse. 1999 Nov-Dec;17(11):719-29; quiz 730.

Nutritional aspects of wound healing.

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New York University, Division of Nursing, NY 10012, USA.

Abstract

Proper nutrition is essential to prevent the development of pressure ulcers and to support adequate and timely wound healing. Additionally, research and clinical observation suggest nutrients play a major role in wound healing. How the nutrients Vitamin A, Vitamin C, zinc, calories, protein, and fluids are used in wound healing and recommendations regarding use of supplements are discussed in this article.

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