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Point-of-care Fluorescence Imaging for Wound Care: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: June 21, 2018
Project Number: RA0958-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Other Diagnostics
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of point-of-care fluorescence imaging for wound care?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of point-of-care fluorescence imaging for wound care?
  3. What are guidelines informing the use of point-of-care fluorescence imaging for wound care?

Key Message

One non-randomized study was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of point-of-care fluorescence imaging for wound care.

Tags

burns, computers, handheld, diabetic foot, fasciitis, necrotizing, fluorescence, foot ulcer, point-of-care systems, pressure ulcer, skin diseases, infectious, soft tissue infections, spectrometry, fluorescence, surgical wound infection, ulcer, wound healing, wounds and injuries, wounds, penetrating, medical devices, autofluorescence, near patient, near-patient, bedside, fluoroscopically, Ulceration