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Diabetes and its impact on wound healing

Sharp, Ailsa; Clark, Jane


Jane Clark


This article discusses the reasons why wounds in people with diabetes take longer to heal and are more susceptible to complications. The physiology of the wound healing process, and how this is affected by diabetes, is outlined. The article also explains why wounds in patients with diabetes are more prone to infection and discusses preventive measures.


Sharp, A., & Clark, J. (2011). Diabetes and its impact on wound healing. Nursing Standard, 25, 41-47.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2011
Deposit Date Nov 28, 2013
Publicly Available Date Nov 28, 2013
Print ISSN 0029-6570
Publisher RCN Publishing
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 25
Pages 41-47
Keywords Diabetes mellitus; infection control; wound care; wound healing;
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