How precise is the evaluation of chronic wounds by health care professionals?

@article{Stremitzer2007HowPI,
  title={How precise is the evaluation of chronic wounds by health care professionals?},
  author={Stefan Stremitzer and Thomas Wild and Thomas Joachim H{\"o}lzenbein},
  journal={International wound journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={156-61}
}
Chronic wounds are a growing challenge for physicians and health insurance agencies. The burden of affected patients is enormous, because of pain but also because of long-lasting therapies and dependence on nursing services. In other areas of medicine, computer-based diagnostics is established, yet, accurate wound documentation is rarely conducted and is often limited to size measurement with a ruler and a rough photo documentation. Objective assessment of lesions by evaluation of granulation… CONTINUE READING

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