Electronic data capture for wound care
The use of electronic data capture devices in wound care settings.
J.Fletcher, Wounds UK 2012, Vol 8, No 4
In this article, Jacqui Fletcher, Clinical Editor of Wounds UK, discusses the specifications and efficacy of a new electronic image and data capture system (Silhouette™ , ARANZ Medical) for wound care.
The author reports on
- current gaps in wound assessment and documentation practice
- the potential value of electronic wound data capture systems to improving wound care practice
- clinician feedback based on early experience with the new system
- use of electronic data capture as an enabler to effective and efficient patient management