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Published on Dec 1, 2016in International Wound Journal 2.38
Ceri Phillips36
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(Swansea University),
Ioan Humphreys9
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(Swansea University)
+ 3 AuthorsSteven Michael Macey9
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(Swansea University)
Chronic wounds are known to represent a significant burden to patients and National Health Service (NHS) alike. However, previous attempts to estimate the costs associated with the management of chronic wounds have been based on literature studies or broad estimates derived from incidence rates and extrapolations from relatively small-scale studies. The aim of this study is therefore to determine the extent of resource utilisation by patients classed as having chronic wounds within Wales using l...
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Published on Apr 1, 2012in International Wound Journal 2.38
Stephen Prowse1
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(Cooperative Research Centre),
Zee Upton29
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(Queensland University of Technology)
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Published on Nov 1, 2009in Wound Repair and Regeneration 2.95
Chandan K. Sen73
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(Ohio State University),
Gayle M. Gordillo22
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(Ohio State University)
+ 6 AuthorsMichael T. Longaker95
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(Stanford University)
In the United States, chronic wounds affect 6.5 million patients. An estimated excess of US$25 billion is spent annually on treatment of chronic wounds and the burden is rapidly growing due to increasing health care costs, an aging population and a sharp rise in the incidence of diabetes and obesity worldwide. The annual wound care products market is projected to reach $15.3 billion by 2010. Chronic wounds are rarely seen in individuals who are otherwise healthy. In fact, chronic wound patients ...
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