Journal articlesTreatment of a seriously ill patient with rapidly deteriorating leg wound

Treatment of a seriously ill patient with rapidly deteriorating leg wound

01/11/08 | Service delivery | Emma Rayner, Mandy Purslow

This case report will discuss a patient who developed sepsis during a hospital stay and developed complex, rapidly deteriorating leg wounds after this acute episode. It shows that having a focused plan of care with a sound evidence base is the key to effective wound management.