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Oct
19

Is e-Cigarette Vaping a New Clinical Challenge to Wound Healing?

Traditional cigarette smoking has been implicated by indisputable physiologic and clinical evidence to have substantial wound healing problems in surgical procedures. Physiologically, nicotine and the thousands of chemicals in cigarette smoke induce not only peripheral vasoconstriction but also oxidative stress that weakens neutrophil function and subsequently wound healing through a variety of mechanisms.

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Oct
5

Wound management can save limbs and lives

Trainer Suresh Kumar, who was once involved in first-aid work, used to think that wound caring meant washing the wound, cleaning it with antiseptic and applying a plaster. He later realised wound management is much more than that because lives and limbs can be saved when medical staff are well trained in this skill.

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