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Addressing Comorbidities and Co-factors Impeding Healing

Addressing Comorbidities and Co-factors Impeding Healing

Addressing Comorbidities and Co-factors Impeding Healing

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Topic 1648 Version 1.0


Nutrition plays a major role in wound healing. The main goal of nutrition in wound healing is to provide optimum calories and nutrition to support healing. [1][2] Deficiencies in protein, vitamin D, vitamin C and zinc have been demonstrated to impair wound healing, and are often present among patients with chronic wounds. This topic aims to provide practical guidance to support clinical decisions when screening, assessing and managing nutrition in patients with chronic wounds.

Oral nutritional supplements brands comparison

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