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Ageing

The following is a summary of the systematic review findings up to the date of our most recent literature search. If you have a specific clinical case, we strongly recommend you read all of the relevant references as cited and look for additional material published outside our search dates.

 

As part of our bruising review, we sought to answer the question: can we age a bruise accurately?

 

The following is a summary of systematic review findings up to April 2015.  If you have a specific clinical case, we strongly recommend that you read all of the relevant references as cited.

 

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Results
   – Overall results
   – Influence of ethnicity and socio-economic group
   – Assessment of colour

Implications for practice

Research implications

Limitations of review findings

Other useful references

 

 

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