Wound Assessment - Incorporating the WHASA wound assessment form

  • Liezl Naudé Wound Healing Association of Southern Africa
Keywords: wound assessment

Abstract

Holistic patient Assessment forms an integral part of wound assessment the wound is part of a person with individual qualities and needs that should be considered. A wound can never be treated without considering the unique physiological and psychological aspects of the human being. The Wound Healing Association of Southern Africa developed a wound assessment form in 2007 to facilitate holistic patient assessment in order to aid with quality wound assessment and wound management.

Author Biography

Liezl Naudé, Wound Healing Association of Southern Africa
BCur(UP), MCur(UP)(ZA), Cert Wound Care(UOFS)(ZA), Cert Wound Care (Hertfordshire)(UK) Wound Healing Association of Southern Africa
Section
Practice Management