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Leg Ulcers

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jennifer12345's version from 2018-09-25 14:42

Section 1

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common cause of venous leg ulcersvenous insufficency
arterial leg ulcersulcers at points of trauma from shoes, history claudication common
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Section 2

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signs and symptoms of venous leg ulcersaching, edematous lower legs, skin dry/red/itchy, painless ulcer- usually medial ankle
signs and symptoms of arterial leg ulcerspunched out appearance, cold/white-bluish, do not bleed, painful ulcers
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Section 3

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wound care dressing for minimal drainagehydrocolloid
wound care dressing for highly exudativecalcium alginate
wound care dressing for dry wound basehydrogel
wound care dressing for fragile periwound skin or dermatitisfoam or hydrogel
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