A systematic review of qualitative research into people's experiences of living with venous leg ulcers

  title={A systematic review of qualitative research into people's experiences of living with venous leg ulcers},
  author={Patrick Phillips and Elizabeth Lumley and Rosie Duncan and Ahmed Aber and Helen Buckley Woods and Georgina L Jones and Jonathan Anthony Michaels},
  journal={Journal of Advanced Nursing},
AIM To systematically identify, evaluate and synthesize qualitative research that examined the symptoms and health-related quality of life themes that are important from the perspective of patients with venous leg ulceration. BACKGROUND Venous leg ulceration is a common chronic condition; the symptoms and associated treatments have a negative effect on health-related quality of life. Qualitative research methods can provide insight into the personal experiences of patients with venous leg… 

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