Powdered Arginine Supplement

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Brewer et al. 2010
Australia
Pre-post
N=35

Population: Mean age= 50.5 yr; Gender: males=34, females=1; Level of injury: paraplegic=25, quadriplegic= 10; Wound status: grade II ulcer= 10, grade III ulcer=14, grade IV ulcer= 6.

Intervention: 9 g commercial powdered arginine supplement per day.

Outcome Measures: Healing rates.

  1. Time to healing took an average of 21.1 wk in the historical control group.
  2. Time to healing took an average of 10.5 wk in the intervention (powdered arginine supplement) group.
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