Quick Start Guide
- 1. Installing WoundRight
- 2. Create your Account
- 3. Documenting a Wound
- 4. Assessing a Wound
- 5. Building a Plan of Care
- 6. Graphing a Wound
- 7. Generate a Wound Report
- Moving Forward
WoundRight Quick Start Guidefor the Apple iPad and Android tablets
Thank you for choosing WoundRight as your wound care management tool! This application will run on both the Apple iPad and Android platform* tablets.
Following are 7 quick and easy steps to get you on your way with the WoundRight application and syncing to the WoundRight Server!
*Check FAQ for a list of compatible Android devices.
Installing WoundRightWoundRight offers a powerful, comprehensive, and yet user-friendly environment for wound care management. Installation only takes a few minutes, let's get started.
For iPad users start by clicking here App Store. This should open your iTunes store. Click "Download" and the app should begin downloading.
To download the Android version click here Google Play. Select the "Install" button, select Accept & Download. The download will begin automatically.
Important!! Be sure to check your device for correct time, date, AND Time zone before working in the app.
Create your AccountYou must have a valid account with WoundRight in order to log into the application or the WoundRight server.
There are two ways to build your account. Let's go through each one now.
One way to create your account is to go directly to the WoundRight server from any web browser and select "Create Account". Fill in the required information, accept the terms, then click “Create Account”.
The other way you can add an account is from the log in page on the mobile device. Tap “Create one!” which is located on the bottom right of the login section; this is a link to the create account page.
Documenting a WoundLet's Document! Here is where we will show you how to create a wound using pin-point accuracy.
- First select the Wound & Ostomy button from the patient tile on the patient directory page or create a patient from the New Patient button.
- Swipe the body, if needed, to rotate in any direction and tap the location on the body (key locations auto-magnify if selected) or select one of the five body part icons for the magnified view of the body part.
- Fill in the wound data for the type of wound, date acquired, and where it was acquired.
Tap Submit to complete the creation of your first wound!
Assessing a WoundNow that you've created a wound you are ready to assess it.
- The Wound you just created should be in the Active Wounds panel and highlighted green. Tap the Wound Management button to the right of the Active Wounds panel (in portrait mode).
- Complete the assessment by tapping through the entries with the appropriate data.
- To add comments, pressure redistribution interventions, factors that affect healing, or photographs, select the appropriate button and tap through the information.
- After cycling through the options tap the Submit button.
Assessments can be viewed by tapping the Assessment History button located under the Wound Management button.
Building a Plan of CareNow that you have assessed your wound you may need to build a Plan of Care.
- You should now be back on the Patient Wound page. Tap the Treatments button to start adding a Plan of Care.
- Here you can either add a new treatment or load an existing treatment to your Plan of Care.
- To add a new treatment tap the Add Treatment button.
- Tap through and enter data as appropriate (you can add data from your inventory by tapping the "+" icons).
- NOTE: Be sure to add a Treatment name and Physician name.
- Tap submit.
- You can also load a treatment by tapping the Load Treatment button, selecting the desired previously saved treatment(s), and tapping submit.
After your treatment is submitted or loaded it will be listed in the Plan of Care window.If your treatment has a follow up time a Follow Up icon will appear on the wound tile in the active wounds list on the patient tile if the follow up is due that day.
Graphing a WoundAfter a few assessments have been made for a wound, you can graph them on the WoundRight Server. Let's graph one now.
To get started log into the WoundRight Server and navigate to the Graphs page from the main Server page.
- Start by selecting a patient.
- Select the type of graph you would like to generate (the Area type does not require step C).
- Select a wound from the list.
- Finally, select the start and end date of the period of assessment data you want to graph. The graph will be auto-generated.
TIP: For best graphing results graph only the wounds that have more than 1 assessment documented. Graphing a single wound assessment will not show up properly on the grid.
Generating a Wound ReportReports can be generated from any web browser at any time. Log into the WoundRight Server and select Reports to begin. The Reports page lists all your previously generated reports within the default date range (last 7 days). You can easily view or delete any of them.
To generate a report:
- Select the Create New Report button.
- Choose the report you would like to generate.
- Select an Active or Inactive patient.
- Select your date range, the wounds to include, and what data to include on the report.
- Click the Generate Report button.
Moving ForwardThis may be the end of this guide but it’s the beginning step towards experiencing the power and versatility of the WoundRight application! Again we thank you for allowing us to bridge the gap between caregiver and patient wound management. Here are a few more tips to boost your learning:
- Take advantage of our walkthrough videos of the important features available in WoundRight.
- For a more in-depth look at WoundRight download the complete User's Manual from our website.
- Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to learn of any upgrades or enhancements.
- Check our Release notes to find out what features or fixes
are in the current release.