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A pilot study on the effect of topical negative pressure on quality of life

An exploratory prospective cohort study was conducted on 26 patients undergoing TNP. The Cardiff Wound Impact Schedule (CWIS), a wound-specific tool, was used to investigate quality-of-life scores before therapy and four weeks after therapy or at wound closure. Wound dimensions were measured at both assessments, and the values for the CWIS domains (physical symptoms, social functioning, well-being and overall quality of life) were investigated using parametric and non-parametric tests.

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