Prevalence and incidence of chronic wounds and related complications: a protocol for a systematic review

@article{Jrbrink2016PrevalenceAI,
  title={Prevalence and incidence of chronic wounds and related complications: a protocol for a systematic review},
  author={Krister J{\"a}rbrink and Gao Ni and Henrik H S{\"o}nnergren and Artur Schmidtchen and Caroline Pang and Ram Chandra Bajpai and Josip Car},
  journal={Systematic Reviews},
  year={2016},
  volume={5}
}
BackgroundChronic wounds impose a significant and often underappreciated burden to the individual, the healthcare system and the society as a whole. [] Key MethodMethods/designWe will search electronic bibliographic databases (MEDLINE, EMBASE, the EBM Reviews and Cochrane, Cumulative Index to Nursing and allied Health Literature (CINAHL), PsycINFO, Global Health) and reference lists of included articles.
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Diagnostic process and implementation of treatment paths are strengthened within primary care units, yet prevalence of wounds has decreased in the Helsinki metropolitan area.
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The phases of wound healing are detailed and potential barriers to progression through these phases are identified and Enhancing nurses' understanding of chronic wounds will enable them to identify any possible barriers to wound healing early and remove or ameliorate them.
Chronic wounds: Treatment consensus
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  • Medicine
    Wound repair and regeneration : official publication of the Wound Healing Society [and] the European Tissue Repair Society
  • 2022
TLDR
A panel of 13 experts were invited to a virtual meeting which took place on 27 March 2021, and important takeaways included that wound care needs to be simplified to a point that it can be delivered by the patient or the patient's family.
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