G_CS_44 Assessment and Management of Lower Limb Ulceration

The practitioner will ensure all patients with a loss of skin below the knee, on the leg or foot, where the wound has taken longer than 6 weeks to heal, will be assessed and managed in accordance with the latest National Royal College of Nursing Management of Venous Leg Ulcer Guidelines (2006).

To ensure patients receive appropriate evidence-based care in relation to leg ulcer assessment and management.

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