A Comparison of 3 Wound Measurement Techniques Effects of Pressure Ulcer Size and Shape


BILGIN M., Gunes U. Y.

JOURNAL OF WOUND OSTOMY AND CONTINENCE NURSING, vol.40, no.6, pp.590-593, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.won.0000436668.79024.f9
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF WOUND OSTOMY AND CONTINENCE NURSING
  • Page Numbers: pp.590-593
  • Keywords: assessment, measurement, methods, pressure ulcer, wounds, DIGITAL PLANIMETRY, VISITRAK(TM), RELIABILITY, AREA

Abstract

PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to examine the levels of agreement among 3 techniques used in wound measurement comparing more spherical versus irregularly shaped wounds.