Leg ulcers – red flag symptoms
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This module looks at the causes of leg ulcers, examination and initial investigations, and highlights red flag symptoms warranting further investigation. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include taking a good vascular history, and advice for patients with diabetes.
After completing this module general practice nurses should be better able to:
Dr Pipin Singh, GP
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This resource is provided at a basic level by MIMS Learning. Read the article and reflect on what you have learned, then answer the test questions at the end.
Complete the resource to obtain a certificate of completion to include in your revalidation portfolio. You should record the time spent on this resource in your CPD log.