A study of the impact of leg ulcers on quality of life: financial, social, and psychologic implications.

@article{Phillips1994ASO,
  title={A study of the impact of leg ulcers on quality of life: financial, social, and psychologic implications.},
  author={Tania J Phillips and Bonita Stanton and Andrew Provan and Robert Lew},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={1994},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={49-53}
}
BACKGROUND Leg ulcers affect probably 2.5 million persons in the United States, and their prevalence is likely to rise as the population ages. They cause considerable disability, and the cost of treating these chronic wounds is enormous. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess the financial, social, and psychologic implications of leg ulcers… CONTINUE READING