|Author||Ruckley, Charles Vaughan. author|
|Title||Venous Disease [electronic resource] : Epidemiology, Management and Delivery of Care / by Charles Vaughan Ruckley, Andrew Walter Bradbury, Francis Gerald Reid Fowkes|
|Imprint||London : Springer London, 1999|
|Descript||IX, 278 p. online resource|
Section I: Epidemiology and Aetiology -- 1 How Common Is Venous Disease in the General Population? -- 2 Leg Ulcer and Chronic Venous Insufficiency in the Community -- 3 What Are the Risks of Thrombophilia? -- 4 Does Lifestyle Really Affect Venous Disease? -- 5 What Makes Veins Varicose? -- 6 How Does a Leg Ulcerate? -- Section II: Diagnosis and Measurement -- 7 How Should Venous Disease Be Classified? -- 8 How Do We Select the Appropriate Tests of Venous Function? -- 9 Imaging of Chronic Venous Disease -- 10 Venous Symptoms and Signs and the Results of Duplex Ultrasound: Do They Agree? -- Section III: Clinical Management -- 11 Compression Therapy. Is It Worthwhile? -- 12 What is the Place of Sclerotherapy? -- 13 Perforator Surgery: What Is Its Role? -- 14 Can We Tailor Surgery to the Venous Abnormality? -- Section IV: Priorities for Treatment -- 15 Medical Treatment for Venous Diseases -- 16 Telangiectasia: Is Treatment Worthwhile and Who Should Pay? -- 17 Which Patients Should be Selected for Venous Surgery? -- 18 NHS and Independent Provision of Varicose Vein Surgery: A Rational Basis for Case Selection -- 19 How Can Evidence on Treating Venous Disease be Rationalised? -- Section V: Delivery of Care -- 20 Should Every Patient with Chronic Venous Disease Have a Duplex Scan? -- 21 How To Run an Efficient Venous Service? -- 22 What Is the Scope of Day Care for Venous Surgery? -- 23 Hospital or Community: How Should Leg Ulcer Care be Provided? -- 24 What Are the Costs of Treating Venous Disease? -- Section VI: Improving Outcomes -- 25 How Do We Prevent Recurrence of Varicose Veins? -- 26 How Can We Improve Outcomes for Leg Ulcer Patients? -- 27 Quality of Life for Leg Ulcer Patients? -- 28 Developing and Implementing Leg Ulcer Guidelines?
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