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Keywords

wound measurement, predicting wound healing, advanced wound therapy

 

Authors

  1. Bates-Jensen, Barbara PhD, RN, FAAN
  2. Bohn, Gregory A. MD, FACS

Abstract

ABSTRACT: Measuring and monitoring wound progress by size are an important management tool. Wound progress and size can help assess effectiveness of therapy and predict healing, while preparing for application of advanced wound products and treatments. The authors outline methods of tracking wound size and predictors of healing in venous leg ulcers.