John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Quality of life assessment in family members of patients with chronic wounds Volume 29, numéro 5, September-October 2019


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1 Department of Dermatology, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Ulmenweg 18, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
2 Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Schwabachanlage 6, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
3 Centre for Evidence-based Healthcare, Medical Faculty Carl Gustav Carus, TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany
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  • Mots-clés : wound care, family member, quality of life, chronic wounds, leg ulcer
  • DOI : 10.1684/ejd.2019.3644
  • Page(s) : 484-9
  • Année de parution : 2019


Familial caregivers are often directly involved in treatment of patients with chronic wounds, however, less is known about their personal impairment, and specific support is lacking for these important members of the therapeutic team regarding wound care.