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  1. Jun 2021
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  8. Apr 2020
    1. Large doses or chronic usage of glucocorticoids reduce collagen synthesis and wound strength
    2. while open wounds require a combination of tissue contraction, connective tissue deposition, and epithelialization to a lesser extent. Chronic ulcers heal by secondary intention similar to open wounds.
    3. By definition, an acute wound becomes chronic if healing is not achieved after 4 weeks of treatment.
    4. Chronic wounds, in general, behave differently in relation to bacterial growth when compared to acute wounds. Chronic wounds develop bacterial growth that is resistant to invasion by antibiotics and is protected from the host immune defenses.
    5. Chronic wounds have a decreased oxygen supply, and for a long time lack of oxygen was recognized as a potential cause of delayed healing.
  9. Mar 2019
    1. Can an Evidence-Based Blended Learning Model Serve Healthcare Patients and Adult Education Students?

      Discusses the use of blended-learning incorporating technology especially for adult education programs that reduce education gaps and help the under-employed with career readiness. This also focuses in on adults with chronic disease and how online education might better support their needs. It uses constructivist leanings placing education in the context of activity and environment and recreating the correct environments online.