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dc.contributor.advisor Hoppe, Lesa. PhD, MSN, RN
dc.contributor.author Grieve, Mackenzie
dc.contributor.author Wurtz, Laura
dc.date.accessioned 2019-05-16T17:53:40Z
dc.date.available 2019-05-16T17:53:40Z
dc.date.issued 2018-12
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11987/357
dc.description.abstract Through clinical experiences amongst patients with wounds, an inquiry arose regarding interventions that could be used to expedite the healing process—specifically nutrition. Through extensive searching of Bryan Fusion, inclusive of scholarly works found in databases such as PubMed and CINAHL, articles were found comparing wound healing and nutrition. An interview with an expert clinician was also conducted. A primary outcome of this literature review process was the finding that malnutrition is highly prevalent in patients with pressure ulcers. According to our research, proper nutrition and supplementations are proven to be beneficial in wound prevention and healing. The nutrients that had the greatest effect on wound healing include arginine, zinc, antioxidants, and protein supplementation.
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Wound healing
dc.subject Nutrition
dc.subject Diet in Disease
dc.subject Pressure ulcers
dc.subject Protein supplementation
dc.subject Arginine
dc.subject Zinc
dc.subject Antioxidants
dc.title Nutrition Related to Wound Healing en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dcterms.bibliographicCitation Grieve, M. & Wurtz, L. (2018). Nutrition related to wound healing. Poster presented at the Provost Colloquium, Evidence-Based Practice Presentations, Bryan College of Health Sciences, Lincoln, NE.


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