Venous leg ulcers

Leg Ulcer Management chart

By: Mölnlycke Health Care, December 27 2011Posted in: Venous leg ulcers

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Quality of life issues for venous leg...

Although there is a significant cost and financial burden to the health...

What is a Venous Leg Ulcer
What is a Venous Leg Ulcer

A venous leg ulcer is a chronic non-healing wound...

Pain and Infection
Pain and Infection

Pain is a common occurrence in patients with chronic wounds1...

Causes of a venous leg ulcer

Damaged valves that may be the result of trauma (this stops them preventing...

Prevention – Compression

Compression stockings Venous leg ulceration is almost always preceded by the skin changes of lipodermatosclerosis....

Assessment of a venous leg ulcer
Assessment of a venous leg ulcer

Download the enclosed PDF Assessment of a venous leg...

Treatment of a venous Leg Ulcer

Download enclosed PDF Treatment of a venous Leg Ulcer

Prevention of a venous leg ulcer recurring...

Recurrence can be reduced by taking a detailed history to assess if there...