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Risk Factors For Non-Healing Wounds-A Single-Centre Study, Daniel Wolny, Ladislav Štěpánek, Dagmar Horáková, Janet Thomas, Jana Zapletalová, Mihir Sanjay Patel 2024 The Texas Medical Center Library

Risk Factors For Non-Healing Wounds-A Single-Centre Study, Daniel Wolny, Ladislav Štěpánek, Dagmar Horáková, Janet Thomas, Jana Zapletalová, Mihir Sanjay Patel

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Background: Chronic wounds present a significant clinical, social, and economic challenge. This study aimed to objectify the risk factors of healing outcomes and the duration of chronic wounds from various etiologies. Methods: Patients treated for non-healing wounds at the surgical outpatient clinic of the Olomouc Military Hospital were involved. Data from patients treated between 8/2021 and 9/2023 were selected. Patients were mostly treated as outpatients, with microbiological follow-up indicated in cases of advanced signs of inflammation. Results: There were 149 patients who met our selection criteria (the mean age was 64.4 years). Predominant causes of wounds involved diabetes (30.9%), post-trauma …


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