Development, validity, reliability, and responsiveness of a new leg ulcer measurement tool.

@article{Woodbury2004DevelopmentVR,
  title={Development, validity, reliability, and responsiveness of a new leg ulcer measurement tool.},
  author={M. Gail Woodbury and Pamela E. Houghton and Karen E Campbell and David H Keast},
  journal={Advances in skin & wound care},
  year={2004},
  volume={17 4 Pt 1},
  pages={187-96}
}
OBJECTIVE To develop and validate an assessment tool--the Leg Ulcer Measurement Tool (LUMT)--that would be able to detect changes in the appearance of lower extremity ulcers. SUBJECTS Twenty-two subjects with chronic leg ulcers of various etiologies (arterial, venous, diabetes) participated in the validation study. DESIGN An interdisciplinary panel consisting of 9 local wound care specialists confirmed content validity. Concurrent criterion validity was determined by correlation of the size… CONTINUE READING
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