oa Professional Nursing Today - Scar management : wound care

Volume 12, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1607-6672



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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