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3 Types of Wound Closure and What They Mean

Wednesday, March 8th, 2023

As a wound care clinician, you know the wound healing process has many moving parts, including types of wound closures.

In wound care, the goal should be to heal the wound as soon as possible and to keep it healed. And with wound healing, there are three types of wound closure techniques to consider to achieve this — primary intention, secondary intention, and tertiary intention.

The selection of wound closure type depends on how the wound is presented. Noting physical characteristics like exudate color or wound size can help you identify the correct course of treatment and the most appropriate type to use.

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20+ Factors That Affect and Delay Wound Healing

Tuesday, July 13th, 2021

Let’s say the wound you are working on is not healing. Why is the normal healing process not occurring?

You should approach healing not only by what you see, but also by what you can’t see happening at the cellular and molecular level.

To understand the factors that delay wound healing, you must first understand what normal healing is.

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