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oa Professional Nursing Today - Venous ulceration : advertorial

Volume 9, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1607-6672

 

Abstract

Extracted from text ... The successful management of venous leg ulcers represents a significant clinical problem and a severe drain on financial resources. These ulcers make up 70% of vascular ulcers and result from chronic venous insufficiency. It is important to differentiate venous from arterial ulceration as the compression bandaging required in the management of venous ulcers is contraindicated in people with arterial ulcers. Venous malfunction initiates a series of events resulting in an increase in hydrostatic pressure, venous hypertension and ultimately skin ulceration. THE EFFECT OF DAMAGE TO THE VENOUS SYSTEM Normal blood flow will be disrupted if there is damage to ..

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2005-11-01
2016-12-11

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