A comparison of computer-assisted and manual wound size measurement.

  title={A comparison of computer-assisted and manual wound size measurement.},
  author={Habiba A Thawer and Pamela E. Houghton and M. Gail Woodbury and David H Keast and Karen E Campbell},
  journal={Ostomy/wound management},
  volume={48 10},
Accurate and precise wound measurements are a critical component of every wound assessment. To examine the reliability and validity of a new computerized technique for measuring human and animal wounds, chronic human wounds (N = 45) and surgical animal wounds (N = 38) were assessed using manual and computerized techniques. Using intraclass correlation coefficients, intrarater and interrater reliability of surface area measurements obtained using the computerized technique were compared to those… CONTINUE READING

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