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J Wound Care. 2009 Apr;18(4):171-6.

Patient and observer scar assessment scale: how good is it?

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Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. demetrisstavrou@gmail.com

Abstract

This is the only scar assessment tool to include a component for patients to fill in. The few studies that investigated the effectiveness of this scale have found that it is a reliable, valid and feasible tool that is well suited for everyday practice.

PMID:
19349938
DOI:
10.12968/jowc.2009.18.4.41610
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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