What's the Key Point of Venous Ulcer Management?

The key to treatment of any chronic wound is to address the underlying problem. Because elevated venous pressure and resulting edema are the problem with venous ulcers, compression therapy to control this is crucial to successful management. Leg elevation, dressings, debridement, and other treatments play a role as well.

At the end of the day, no matter how clinically competent we are, integrating checklists into our practice will improve our clinical and operational outcomes.

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