Objective:To assess clinical outcomes and cost-effectiveness of using a two-layer cohesive compression bandage (TLCCB; Coban 2) compared with a two-layer compression system (TLCS; Ktwo) and a four-layer compression system (FLCS; Profore) in treating venous leg ulcers (VLUs) in clinical practice in the UK, from the perspective of the National Health Service (NHS). Managing leg ulcers in primary care - Nursing in PracticeDec 09, 2016 · Compression bandaging remains the gold standard for venous leg ulcer management The term leg ulcer is not diagnostic, venous, arterial and mixed aetiology remains the three main leg ulcer categories Wounds cost the NHS between £2.3 billion and £3.1 billion annually. 1 Among these wounds are leg ulcers.
Sep 06, 2019 · Despite the wealth of evidence that is available, there are still significant variations in leg ulcer management in clinical practice. An NHS England study estimates that having effective care early reduces leg ulcer healing times from around two years to just a Venous leg ulcer prevention 3:supporting patients to self Jul 29, 2019 · Franks PJ et al (2016) Management of patients with venous leg ulcers:challenges and current best practice. Journal of Wound Care; 25:Suppl 6, S1-S67. Lindsay E (2004) The Lindsay Leg Club® Model:a model for evidence-based leg ulcer management. British Journal of Community Nursing; 9:Supp 2, S15-20. Venous leg ulcers:evidence review - Evidently CochraneOct 26, 2017 · Other treatments for venous leg ulcers* Cochrane Reviews of several other treatments have highlighted large gaps in the evidence. A Cochrane Review (Cullum and Liu, 2017) on therapeutic ultrasound for venous leg ulcers has very recently been updated and now includes 11 studies with 969 participants, but it remains unclear whether therapeutic ultrasound improves ulcer healing and the
BEST PRACTICE STATEMENT:HOLISTIC MANAGEMENT OF VENOUS LEG ULCERATION PUBLISHED BY:Wounds UK A division of Omniamed, 1.01 Cargo Works 12 Hatfi elds, London SE1 9PG, UK Tel:+44 (0)20 7627 1510 Web:wounds-uk © Wounds UK, November 2016 This document has been developed by Woundand s UK is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from L&R Medical UK