Accuracy and intra-user variability of a wound area measurement software

June 2, 2018 -ABSTRACT Purpose:

Accurate, rapid tracking and documentation of wound size is an important component of wound care. Size has traditionally been determined using a wound ruler to measure wound length and width. However, this approach frequently overestimates wound area and is difficult to consistently measure when wound shape changes.

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Wound Healing Documentation Case Study

May 23, 2018 -Clinical Synopsis

Patient Condition: 41-year-old female patient with an abdominoplasty surgical site infection. Received silver-based antimicrobials in conjunction with negative pressure wound therapy. Once the bacterial load was reduced, the clinician decreased the frequency of dressing changes.

In this case, the patient experienced dehiscence and surgical site infection after an abdominoplasty, and was referred to a wound care

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