Leg Ulcer Management provides a practical and accessible guide for nurses treating patients with leg ulceration. It examines ulcer types and causes of leg ulceration and draws upon international position statements on wound pain, wound bed preparation, wound infection and compression therapy to provide guidelines for effective, evidence-based care and improve concordance in leg ulcer management. Leg Ulcer Management addresses background anatomy and physiology, assessment, pain management, psychological impact and adjunctive therapies. Each chapter includes learning outcomes, procedures and competencies, case studies and clinical scenarios.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd