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Board Review Wound Care

Dynamic Reciprocity- How Cells and Extracellular Matrix Communicate to Heal Wounds

Gregory Shultz, PhD

Gregory Shultz, PhD defines the concept of dynamic reciprocity and gives examples. Dr Shultz explains the molecular and cellular differences between healing wounds and chronic non-healing skin wounds and reveals the pathways to promote healing by altering the components of the extracellular matrix.

CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Explain the concept of dynamic reciprocity
  2. List the stages of wound healing
  3. Describe the role of the extracellular matrix in regulating wound cells
  4. Explain the role of proteases in wound healing
  5. Compare the cellular and extracellular differences between normal, healing and chronic skin wounds
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    Release Date: 01/01/2016 Expiration Date: 12/31/2018

  • Author
  • Gregory Shultz, PhD

    UF Research Foundation Professor
    Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Institute for Wound Research
    University of Florida
    Gainesville, FL

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