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Best Practices for the Prevention and Treatment of Venous Ulcers

Brian Kunimoto, MD, FRCPC; Maureen Cooling, RN, ET;Wayne Gulliver, MD, BMSc, FRCPC; Pamela
Houghton, BSc, PT, PhD; Heather Orsted, RN, BN, ET; and R. Gary Sibbald, MD, FRCPC

In recent years, the Canadian Association of Wound Care (CAWC) has been involved in issues surrounding venous leg ulcer management, and has developed 12 recommendations for best clinical practices in patient care. This information is presented in a workable and effective protocol to address diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of venous leg ulcers (see Table 1 for a quick reference guide).

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