How should wound healing be assessed in patients with pressure injuries (pressure ulcers)?

Updated: Mar 26, 2020
  • Author: Christian N Kirman, MD; Chief Editor: John Geibel, MD, MSc, DSc, AGAF  more...
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A system of assessing wound healing must be in place to facilitate continuity of care among the various health care providers involved in the care of the patient. This often includes serial photography, detailed descriptions of the wound, and measurement of wound dimensions.


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