Health service pathways for patients with chronic leg ulcers: identifying effective pathways for facilitation of evidence based wound care

@inproceedings{Edwards2013HealthSP,
  title={Health service pathways for patients with chronic leg ulcers: identifying effective pathways for facilitation of evidence based wound care},
  author={Helen E. Edwards and Kathleen J Finlayson and M. DuChesne Courtney and Nicholas Graves and Michelle A Gibb and C N Parker},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic leg ulcers cause long term ill-health for older adults and the condition places a significant burden on health service resources. Although evidence on effective management of the condition is available, a significant evidence-practice gap is known to exist, with many suggested reasons e.g. multiple care providers, costs of care and treatments. This study aimed to identify effective health service pathways of care which facilitated evidence-based management of chronic leg… CONTINUE READING
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