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Documentation of Ulcer

  • Seema Khanna
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Abstract

The evaluation of an ulcer encompasses clinical assessment, documentation, diagnosis and follow up of the patient after the treatment is initiated. Documentation is of critical importance for record keeping, to communicate the severity of illness to patient and to analyse the effectiveness of the treatment.Various grading systems are used to describe an ulcer. The different tools used for ulcer documentation can be broadly classified into contact and non- contact methods.

Keywords

Pressure Ulcer Wound Area Main Magnetic Field Noncontact Method Clinical Waste 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryInstitute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia

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