Use of compression therapy to treat lower limb wounds across Europe: a scoping review protocol

Date: September, 2020
Published by: British Medical Journal (BMJ)
Authors: Samuriwo R, Christiansen N, Hopkins A.
Access: Open Access

Poor lower wound care is an avoidable patient harm. Compression therapy is an effective way of treating non-ischaemic lower limbs wounds, but it is not always used appropriately. There are many guidelines which set out how compression therapy should be used, but there is dearth of evidence about how it is actually used at a population level across Europe.