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The Costs of Chronic Wounds
Where are advanced wounds treated?
|Hospital outpatient wound center||40||40%|
|Long-term care facility||5||5%|
|Physicians office, ambulatory surgery center or home health||35||35%|
Wound care is delivered in many different settings.
Hospital outpatient wound center: 40%
Hospital inpatient: 20%
Long-term care facility: 5%
Physicians’ office, ambulatory surgery center or home health: 35%
People living with limb loss are more likely to experience decreased life satisfaction.
Resources for Patients Like You
Most patients suffer from hard-to-heal wounds because they are also battling disease, such as diabetes or heart disease. We’ve gathered a library of wound care information to help you understand the connections between your disease and your wound.