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You need to assess--location, size, width and length, depth, color of wound bed, sorrounding tissue, redness, swelling/edema, drainage- type, amount, consistence, and odor. Also document source of wound ( pressure, surgical ect...). Assess patients complaints--pain, lack of felling to site ect.

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Q: Define the principle of assessment in relation to wound care?
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