1. Ahn, Chulhyun MD, MS
  2. Salcido, Richard "Sal" MD


PURPOSE: To provide the wound care practitioner with an overview of new methodologies for measuring and documenting chronic wounds.


TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in wound care and related disorders.


OBJECTIVES: After reading this article and taking this test, the reader should be able to:


1. Recognize the importance of thorough wound assessment.


2. Describe the new aspects of chronic wound assessment.


3. Identify the technologies and methods to measure and document wounds.