Journal of Infusion Nursing

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Journal of Intravenous Nursing:

Nutrient Recommendations for Wound Healing

Scholl, David MS; Langkamp-Henken, Bobbi PhD, RD

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Abstract: Current knowledge about nutritional therapy and wound healing in humans is presented in this review. Recommendations for vitamins A, C, and E, zinc, protein, arginine, and water, as well as their roles in wound healing, are discussed. Where available, scientific data supporting each recommendation are included, along with assessment methods. A brief overview of the wound healing process is presented.

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