Leg ulceration and clinical effectiveness: nurse-led clinics.


During the past decade, studies on the prevalence of leg ulceration in the UK and mainland Europe suggest that between 1 and 2 per cent of the population are affected ( Laing 1992 ). In 1989, the costs of managing venous disease of the legs were estimated at £294 million ( Laing 1992 ). The largest costs are incurred in community services and consume… (More)


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