oa Professional Nursing Today - Scar management : wound care
|Article Title||Scar management : wound care|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Professional Nursing Today|
|Publication Date||May 2006|
|Pages||32 - 36|
Scar formation is a normal bodily reaction to any injury or open wound. A scar can develop due to a variety of injuries such as burns, deep lacerations or surgery. Chronic ulcerations can also lead to extensive scarring if the wounds are not managed well. Scar formation can continue for a period of time even after wound closure is achieved.
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