Ulceration of the lower limb affects 1% of the adult population and 3.6% of people older than 65 years. Leg ulcers are debilitating and painful and greatly reduce patients’ quality of life. Ulcer healing has been shown to restore quality of life.
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- The multiprofessional treatment of a patient with arterial leg ulceration
- Establishing a diagnosis before treatment – terminal iliac arterial disease
- Managing a patient’s symptoms in bilateral arterial leg ulceration
- Toe pressure assessment can help prevent arterial disease complications
- What is a venous leg ulcer?
- Assessment of a venous leg ulcer
- Dermatological changes associated with venous leg ulcers
- Understanding chronic venous hypertension
- The autolytic debridement of venous leg ulcers
- Compression therapy for venous leg ulcers
- Top tips for managing venous leg ulcers
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