ECAMulticapa: Effectiveness of double-layered compression therapy for healing venous ulcers in primary care: a Study Protocol

@inproceedings{Folgueralvarez2016ECAMulticapaEO,
  title={ECAMulticapa: Effectiveness of double-layered compression therapy for healing venous ulcers in primary care: a Study Protocol},
  author={Carmen Folguera-{\'A}lvarez and Sof{\~A}­a Garrido-Elustondo and Jos{\'e} Verd{\'u}-Soriano and Diana Garc{\'i}a-Garc{\'i}a-Alcal{\'a} and M{\'o}nica S{\'a}nchez-Hern{\'a}ndez and Oscar German Torres-de Castro and Maria Luisa Barcel{\'o}-Fidalgo and Olga Mart{\'i}nez-Gonz{\'a}lez and Lidia Ardiaca-Burgu{\'e}s and Carmen Solano-Villarrubia and Pilar Raquel Lebrac{\'o}n-Cort{\'e}s and Carmen Molins-Santos and Mar Fresno-Flores and Maria Carmen C{\'a}novas-Lago and Luisa Fernanda Benito-Herranz and Maria Teresa Garc{\'i}a-S{\'a}nchez and Olga Castillo-Pla and Mar{\'i}a Sol Morcillo-San Juan and Maria Bego{\~n}a Ayuso-de la Torre and Pilar Burgos-Quintana and Ana L{\'o}pez-Torres-Escudero and Gema Ballesteros-Garc{\'i}a and Piedad Garc{\'i}a-Cabeza and Maria {\'A}ngeles de Francisco-Casado and Milagros Rico-Bl{\'a}zquez},
  booktitle={BMC nursing},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic venous insufficiency, in its final stage can cause venous ulcers. Venous ulcers have a prevalence of 0.5 % to 0.8 % in the general population, and increases starting at 60 years of age. This condition often causes increased dependency in affected individuals, as well as a perceived reduced quality of life and family overload. Local Treating chronic venous ulcers has 2 components: topically healing the ulcer and controlling the venous insufficiency. There is evidence that… CONTINUE READING
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