To provide practitioners with evidence-based recommendations for measuring wound size.
This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in wound care.
After reading this article and taking this test, the reader should be able to:
- Describe different methods of measuring wound size and their advantages and disadvantages.
- Discuss a research study conducted to determine the most accurate ruler technique for measuring wounds.
- Identify evidence-based wound measurement data and recommendations for clinical practice.