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Advances in Skin & Wound Care:
doi: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000434296.70617.6a
Features: Literature Review

Tissue Destruction Classification Systems

Korzendorfer, Holly PhD, PT, CWS, FACCWS; Scarborough, Pamela DPT, MS, PT, CDE, CWS, CEEAA; Hettrick, Heather PhD, PT, CWS, FACCWS, MLT, DAPWCA

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Abstract

Assessing the level of tissue destruction in wounds can be a confusing challenge. This important task is frequently accompanied by questions and the need for clarification to accurately classify the level of damage seen in wounds. The purpose of this article was to present several known classification systems to help clarify this issue for the clinician.

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