Leg Ulcers: 5 Minutes 5 Questions
First in a new series of video shorts. Kathryn Vowden, Peter Vowden and Stuart Enoch discuss safe bandaging, ABPI assessment and malignancy in leg ulcers. This is sponsored by 3M and coincides with the launch of Coban 2 Lite Compression System.
Safe bandaging technique
Kath Vowden, Nurse Consultant (Acute and Chronic Wound Care), Bradford Royal Infirmary, UK, answers essential questions on what is meant by safe bandaging technique, the consequences of poor practice and how to minimise risk.
ABPI assessment in the lower limb
Peter Vowden, Head of Department of Vascular Surgery, Bradford,UK, discusses the importance of assessment of the lower limb, how the application of ABPI has changed over the years and how this relates to safe bandaging
Malignancy in leg ulcers
Stuart Enoch, Speciality Registrar in Burns and Plastic Surgery University Hospital of Manchester, UK discusses how to identify a malignancy in a leg wound, how commonly tumours occur and the types of tumour that may exist.