Online Brazilian Journal of Nursing 2011 DOI: 10.5935/1676-4285.20113311 View full text
Alcione Matos de Abreu, Beatriz Guitton Renaud Baptista de Oliveira

Abstract: ABSTRACTThe main cause of venous ulcers is the venous hypertension and resulting capillar hypertension. The treatment aim is to reverse venous hypertension to the superficial veins level of lower members, and this is why compression therapy is indicated for these patients. Objective: Describe the process of tissue repair in venous ulcer patients using inelastic compression therapy (Unna Boot) compared to elastic bandages. Compare the clinical and evolving results of the tissue repair process of venous ulcers …

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