Recommendations based on expert opinion, patient preference and available best evidence for the management of venous leg ulcers. From assessment to system changes to optimize patient management.
This continuing education activity is the third of 4 articles Advances in Skin & Wound Care is reprinting with permission from Wound Care Canada. Approximately every 3 years, the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario publishes its Best Practice Recommendations. This article discusses the fact that the gold standard for the management of venous ulcers continues to be compression therapy; however, there are new approaches to management that augment healing.