Friday, July 15, 2022

Head-to-Toe Wound Healing: Discussing the Role of Mental Health

1.00 CME Credits | 1.00 Contact Hours

Wound care clinicians are well aware of the adage “heal the whole patient, not just the hole in the patient” as guide to successful practice. Traditionally, this focus has considered only physiological comorbid conditions such as diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease. However, it is clear and has been supported by research studies that psychological factors and social determinants of health play a role in wound healing and patient outcomes.