A Quick Guide to Venous Stasis Ulcers
If you have treated lower extremity ulcerations, you have most likely encountered venous stasis ulcers (VSUs). These ulcers make up 80% of those that can afflict the lower extremities.* It is estimated that 1% of the US population suffers from VSUs.** Early intervention and proper wound care can help you prevent ulcers from opening and closing them if they do.
Keep in touch with the current research and practices so that you can help your patients reach positive health outcomes. Take a minute to look through these practical resources about venous ulcers, and stay current on the recommended protocols.