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Advances in Skin & Wound Care:
doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000305411.58350.7d
Features: Clinical Management Extra

Advances in Wound Photography and Assessment Methods

Ahn, Chulhyun MD, MS; Salcido, Richard "Sal" MD

Continued Education
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Abstract

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.

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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