Leg Ulcer Management
May 2007, Wiley-Blackwell
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.
Ch 2 Causes of Leg Ulceration.
Ch 3 An assessment framework.
Ch 4 Understanding non-invasive vascular assessment.
Ch 5 Assessment and management of pain.
Ch 6 The psychological impact of leg ulceration.
Ch 7 Improving concordance in leg ulcer management.
Ch 8 Wound bed preparation.
Ch 9 Wound infection.
Ch 10 Compression therapy.
Ch 11 Venous ulceration.
Ch 12 Ischaemic ulceration.
Ch 13 Diabetic foot ulceration.
Ch 14 Mixed aetiology ulceration.
Ch 15 Adjunctive and novel therapies
* Evidence-based, accessible practical guide
* Addresses management and treatment of leg ulcers
* Explores challenges in clinical practice
* Examines ways of improving concordance in leg ulcer management.