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App offers more accurate wound assessment

Advanced Tissue SmartBrief | May 13, 2015

A new smartphone application enables caregivers to monitor skin ulcers and bedsores, providing more accurate information about the healing process. After the clinician takes a photo of the ulcer, an algorithm in the app calculates changes and the percentages of healing and dead tissue in the wound. "In a nutshell, we’re taking the guesswork out of wound care," said Kevin Keenahan, co-founder of one startup working with the technology. The Washington Post (tiered subscription model) (05/04)


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