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Wound Healing

  • By: Charles F. Emery & Jamie L. Jackson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Health & Aging
  • Edited by: Kyriakos S. Markides
  • Subject:Health Care & Aging, Health Psychology

Older adults may experience negative changes in several aspects of the wound-healing process, including changes in the structure of the skin, in inflammatory responses, and in immunological regulation. Age-related changes in the structure of the skin contribute to delayed wound ...

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