Submitted by Cheryl Carver, LPN, WCC, CWCA, FACCWS, DAPWCA
A chronic wound can be defined as:
A. A wound with slow progression that is interrupted by only intrinsic factors.
B. A wound that has a slow progression through the healing phases, delayed or stalled healing due to intrinsic and extrinsic factors that impact on the individual and their wound.
C. Chronic non-healing wounds are wounds that have failed to progress through a timely sequential of repairment.
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