Treating the chronic wound: A practical approach to the care of nonhealing wounds and wound care dressings.

@article{Fonder2008TreatingTC,
  title={Treating the chronic wound: A practical approach to the care of nonhealing wounds and wound care dressings.},
  author={Margaret A. Fonder and Gerald S. Lazarus and David A Cowan and Barbara Aronson-Cook and Angela R Kohli and Adam Joseph Mamelak},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={185-206}
}
UNLABELLED Chronic wounds are a major healthcare problem costing the United States billions of dollars a year. The American Academy of Dermatology has underscored the significance of wound care in dermatological practice. It is critical for all dermatologists to understand the elements of diagnosis and therapy. We emphasize major aspects of diagnosis and present a simple classification of wound dressings with guidelines for usage and relative cost data. LEARNING OBJECTIVE After completing… CONTINUE READING