What is Wound care?

Category: Procedures

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A wound is a break in the skin (the outer layer of skin is called the epidermis). Wounds are usually caused by cuts or scrapes. Different kinds of wounds may be treated differently from one another, depending upon how they happened and how serious they are.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pressure sore 3 0
Atopic dermatitis 1 0
Excessive discharge from wound 1 1
First degree burns 1 1
Foot ulcers 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Wound care

Side effect Patients Percentage
Abdominal discomfort 1
Pain 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Wound care.