Wound Balance - Achieveing Wound Healing with Confidence
- Approx. time to complete
- 60 min
- Wound Balance
The expert working committee responsible for this document is composed of HCPs with different professional backgrounds and nationalities, to cover all aspects of VLU management and develop a document that takes the organisational differences across countries into consideration.
The document focus is leg ulcers of a venous origin. The authors of this document alert HCPs to the importance of a correct diagnosis of the type of ulcer being treated. Other types of leg ulcers are described to assist the HCP in determining arterial, mixed aetiology and atypical ulcers and when to consider referral.
Thus, the aim of this document is twofold:
Peter J Franks et al.
PhD, Professor of Health Sciences and Director, Centre for Research & Implementation of Clinical Practice, London, United Kingdom
Franks, P., Barker, J., Collier, M. et al. Management of patients with venous leg ulcer: challenges and current best practice, J Wound Care, 25; 6, Suppl, 1–67