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Title: Self-management of leg ulceration using a compression hosiery kit: considerations for service delivery
Author(s): Coull, Alison F
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Issue Date: Sep-2013
Date Deposited: 10-Sep-2013
Citation: Coull AF (2013) Self-management of leg ulceration using a compression hosiery kit: considerations for service delivery. British Journal of Community Nursing, 18 (Supp5), pp. S23-S31.
Abstract: This article describes the experience of a young male who developed leg ulceration, which he treated and managed by himself. In an unusual case, with unusual circumstances, he used a leg ulcer hosiery kit as compression therapy to self-manage from the commencement of treatment to healing, with the assistance of a remotely based health-care professional. The local NHS and private health services that he accessed were unable to provide an appropriately tailored service for this patient in full-time weekday employment.
DOI Link: 10.12968/bjcn.2013.18.Sup9.S23
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