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Wound Care

Information for healthcare professionals to learn more about the role nutrition can play in the management of wounds.

Kurmis, R. et al. 2021. The importance of nutrition in wound management: new evidence from the past decade

The importance of nutrition in wound management: new evidence from the past decade

Malnutrition is known to contribute to wound development and impair wound healing through reduction in the availability of nutrients to maintain optimal cell maintenance and repair. This review examines studies from the last decade to identify evidence for the effectiveness of nutritional interventions in wound healing. Studies reported identified included 61 primary studies and 6 systematic reviews.