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.
LanguageEnglish
Pages82
Number of pages1
JournalEuropean Wound Management Journal
Volume13
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2013

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Leg Ulcer
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Keywords

  • wound moisture
  • wound sensor
  • leg ulcers

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Burke, Joshua ; Khanbhai, Mustafa ; McCollum, Charles ; Connolly, Patricia. / Profiling of moisture status in venous leg ulcers. In: European Wound Management Journal. 2013 ; Vol. 13, No. 1. pp. 82.
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In: European Wound Management Journal, Vol. 13, No. 1, 04.2013, p. 82.

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