Besides the fact that it was developed with feedback and input from over 2200 health care professionals, it was formally validated by 96 wound care specialists and non-specialists from seven countries (Australia, Brazil, China, France, Italy, Spain and the UK).
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• 98% strongly agreed or agreed that the document was bulit on a strong evidence base by experts in the field.
• 98% strongly agreed or agreed that the recommended steps, when followed, may help reduce the burden of chronic wounds.
• 95% strongly agreed or agreed that the following the recommendations will help non-specialists focus on healing the wound rather than changing the dressing.