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Evid Based Nurs 4:27 doi:10.1136/ebn.4.1.27
  • Clinical prediction guide

A simple model based on wound size and duration predicted healing of venous leg ulcers at 24 weeks

Prediction of percentage of venous leg ulcers healed by 24 weeks in derivation and validation cohorts*

Score Derivation cohort (95% CI) Validation cohort (CI)
*1 point if a wound is >5 cm2 and 1 point if a wound is >6 months old.
0 93% (87 to 97) 95% (75 to 99)
1 65% (54 to 76) 73% (62 to 83)
2 13% (6 to 24) 37% (28 to 45)

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