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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 504537, 11 pages
Effects of Three Types of Japanese Honey on Full-Thickness Wound in Mice
1Graduate Course of Nursing Science, Division of Health Sciences, Department of Clinical Nursing, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa University, 5-11-80 Kodatsuno, Kanazawa 920-0942, Japan
2Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences, Kanazawa University, 5-11-80 Kodatsuno, Kanazawa 920-0942, Japan
Received 19 June 2012; Revised 11 October 2012; Accepted 23 October 2012
Academic Editor: Jenny M. Wilkinson
Copyright © 2013 Yukari Nakajima et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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