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Leanne Atkin

Vascular Nurse Consultant, Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust/University of Huddersfield

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Use of ankle–brachial pressure index to assess patient suitability for lower limb compression

The aim of this review is to critically review and analyse findings from contemporary literature to evaluate the effectiveness of the ABPI as a screening tool to assess patients' suitability for the...

Updated leg ulcer pathway: improving healing times and reducing costs

Prevalence of lower limb ulceration is reported at 1.5% of the UK's adult population (Guest et al, 2015), increasing to 3% for those over 80 years old (Gohel and Poskitt, 2010). It is estimated that...

TIMERS: expanding wound care beyond the focus of the wound

The document outlines a basic 10-step management pathway required for each wound. The approach also includes how to treat palliative wounds in a maintenance fashion:.

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