Evidence-based management of chronic wounds.

  title={Evidence-based management of chronic wounds.},
  author={Katherine R. Jones and K. P. Fennie and Amber Lenihan},
  journal={Advances in skin & wound care},
  volume={20 11},
OBJECTIVE Identify the consistency of current chronic wound care practices with evidence-based recommendations for wound management. DESIGN A retrospective study based on 400 subject records (venous ulcers, 183; diabetic ulcers, 103; and pressure ulcers, 114). Study records were located at hospitals, wound care centers and clinics, home health agencies, and nursing homes in 4 diverse geographic locations. METHODS Chronic wound assessment and evidence-based treatment practices were… CONTINUE READING