Venous Leg Ulcers: A Case Study

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The aim of this essay is to analyse the reasons attributed to my patient’s non-concordance with compression therapy for the treatment of venous leg ulcer (VLU) and its effect on the treatment and potential ways of dealing with non - concordance issues.
Following the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) code of conduct (NMC, 2015) all the persons will be anonymised and confidentiality will be maintained.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) defines leg ulcer as the loss of skin on the leg below the knee or foot, which takes more than 2 weeks to heal. Venous leg ulceration is due to sustained venous hypertension, which results from chronic venous insufficiency and/or an impaired calf muscle pump. Venous leg ulcers
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