The healing wound: a comparison of three clinically useful methods of measurement.

@article{Thomas1990TheHW,
  title={The healing wound: a comparison of three clinically useful methods of measurement.},
  author={Anthony C Thomas and Annette B Wysocki},
  journal={Decubitus},
  year={1990},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={18-20, 24-5}
}
A variety of different methods can be used to measure healing wounds. Among these are: 1) photographs, with subsequent area quantification using a digitizing pad with computer interface; 2) wound tracings; and 3) a Kundin measuring device. The purpose of this study was to compare three different clinically useful methods of measuring the area of healing wounds. Observations of venous stasis ulcers (n = 36) and decubitus ulcers (n = 37) were made on patients recruited from both inpatient and… CONTINUE READING