Wound EssentialsWound Essentials 11 (1) Top tips for prevention of venous leg ulcer reoccurrence

Wound Essentials 11 (1) Top tips for prevention of venous leg ulcer reoccurrence

Leg Ulcers | Marie Wilson

Despite positive outcomes from the use of compression bandaging to heal venous leg ulcers, often there is a reoccurrence of tissue damage. This can be due to various factors, such as unrecognised allergic contact dermatitis, weight gain and noncompliance regarding hosiery use. This article outlines 10 top tips designed to aid the clinician in preventing the reoccurrence of venous leg ulceration.