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Physical Agents

Phases of Tissue Healing (PTA)

5 Cardinal Signs of Inflammation redness (rubor), heat (calor), swelling (tumor), pain (dolar), loss of function (functio laesa)
Days 1-6 Inflammatory Phase
Days 3-20 Proliferation Phase
Day 9-... (for up to 1-2 yrs.) Maturation Phase
vasoconstriction, vasodilation, clot formation, phagocytosis Inflammatory Phase
epithelialization, collagen production, wound contracture, neovascularization Proliferation Phase
collagen synthesis/lysis, collagen fiber realignment, healed injury Maturation Phase
Created by: s1234