Profiling of moisture status in venous leg ulcers

Joshua Burke, Mustafa Khanbhai, Charles McCollum, Patricia Connolly

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Abstract

The most important factors in the management of venous leg ulcers (VLUs) are leg elevation and compression. However, moisture content and its role in VLU healing is not known. The aim of this study was to assess wound moisture levels and to evaluate correlation with ulcer healing.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)82
Number of pages1
JournalEuropean Wound Management Journal
Volume13
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2013

Keywords

  • wound moisture
  • wound sensor
  • leg ulcers

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