Using gene transcription patterns (bar coding scans) to guide wound debridement and healing.

Marjana Tomic-Canic, Elizabeth A. Ayello, Olivera Stojadinovic, Michael S. Golinko, Harold Brem

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Abstract

PURPOSE: To acquaint wound care practitioners with new information related to debridement of chronic wounds. TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in wound care. OBJECTIVES: After reading this article and taking this test, the reader should be able to: 1. Explain the role of keratinocytes in wound healing. 2. Discuss new research findings on the physiological differences between healing and nonhealing wounds.3. Identify implications of the new research for debridement of chronic wounds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)487-492; quiz 493-494
JournalAdvances in skin & wound care
Volume21
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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