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A new two-layer compression system for managing chronic venous leg ulcers

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A new two-layer compression system for managing chronic venous leg ulcers

Harikrishna KR Nair, NorSyazwana Binti Abdul Razak, Sylvia SY Chong
15 March 2021

In 2013, the annual NHS cost of managing wounds was comparable with the annual NHS cost of managing obesity, which was estimated at £5 billion. Chronic or hard-to-heal wounds in general practice are classified based on type, but acute wounds such as abscesses, burns and traumas that do not heal within four weeks can also be classified as chronic wounds. The aim of this study was to evaluate a new twolayer compression system on venous leg ulcers (VLU) due to chronic venous insufficiency.

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