Socioeconomic and clinical-epidemiological profile of people attended in an outpatient clinic for complex wounds




Wounds and Injuries; Health Profile; Nursig.


Objective: to characterize the socioeconomic and clinical-epidemiological profile of people attended in an outpatient clinic specialized in complex wounds. Methods: cross-sectional study with 69 people with wounds, through the application of a questionnaire. Data analyzed using descriptive and analytical statistics. Results: most participants were male (55.1%), above 60 years old (55.1%), married (40.6%), income from one to three minimum wages (69.6%). Regarding clinical aspects, 50 (72.4%) had the injury for more than six months, 32 (46.4%) had a relative responsible wound dressing, 44 (63.8%) did not have difficulties in wound dressing. Regarding how long they had the wound, pain and arterial disease were statistically significant (p=0.042; p=0.026). Conclusion: most participants were male and above 60 years old. Pain and the presence of arterial diseases were significant with regards to people with chronic wounds.


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Cavalcante, V. M. V., Alexandre, S. G. ., Silva, F. A. A. da, Santiago , J. C. dos S. ., Coelho, M. de M. F. ., Avelino, B. M. A. ., & Costa, F. A. da. (2020). Socioeconomic and clinical-epidemiological profile of people attended in an outpatient clinic for complex wounds. Rev Rene, 21, e43918.



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