Recognition and Management of Venous Leg Ulcers

Joseph D. Giardina, Patricia M. Nieters, Suresh Vedantham

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Abstract

The management of venous leg ulcers can pose quite a challenge to patients and health care providers. This condition can significantly impact quality of life and impose a huge financial burden on the patient and health care system. This review article will discuss the importance of early recognition of high-risk patients, with evaluation and initiation of appropriate multimodality treatment, which must be done in a timely and efficient manner.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)176-179
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Radiology Nursing
Volume36
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2017

Keywords

  • Endovenous ablation
  • Post-thrombotic syndrome
  • Radiology nursing
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Venous reflux
  • Venous ulcer

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