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Key questions on leg ulcers (1.5 CPD hours)

Vascular surgeons Professor Gerard Stansby and Mr Edwin Stephen answer questions from GP Dr David Russell on differentiating between a venous and arterial ulcer, effective treatment, and preventing venous ulceration



This module will update your knowledge on leg ulcers, including:

  • What the main types of leg ulcers are
  • How you can differentiate between a venous ulcer and an arterial ulcer
  • What the mainstays of treatment for both venous and arterial ulcers are, and what if both types are present
  • The causes of a venous leg ulcer and which patients are typically affected
  • How you can prevent venous ulceration

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