Tissue oxygen perfusion and pressure ulcer healing.

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Diabetes mellitus is known to retard wound healing. This study of 35 subjects with pressure ulcers found that carbon dioxide levels were negatively correlated to healing rates. Transcutaneous oxygen levels of peri ulcer was not statistically significantly related to healing rates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10-14
Number of pages5
JournalPlastic surgical nursing : official journal of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Nurses
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Medical–Surgical
  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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