Journal article

Interrater and intrarater reliability of silhouette wound imaging device.

Charne Miller, Leila Karimi, Lisa Donohue, Suzanne Kapp

Adv Skin Wound Care | Published : 2012

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to investigate the interrater and intrarater reliability of a wound imaging and measurement system called SilhouetteMobile. DESIGN: Interrater and intrarater reliability study. SETTING: Community nursing, Victoria, Australia. PARTICIPANTS: Seven community nurses including Wound Management Clinical Nurse Consultants and Wound Resource Nurses. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE: Average wound surface area of 14 wound images as captured using a wound imaging and measurement system called SilhouetteMobile. MAIN RESULTS: High interrater and intrarater reliability were maintained across different users and different assessments by the same user and were also found to b..

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