• UserPlease login to access the journal content.

Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | September 2010

Back to journal

Living with a chronic leg ulcer

Living with a chronic leg ulcer
Wound Management

Pages: 46 - 54

Article topics: Older people andd chronic illness, Phenomenology, Public health nursing, Venous leg ulcers, Wound Care

Olivia Byrne & Marcella Kelly discuss a study which explored older Irish peoples’ experience of living with a chronic venous leg ulcer in the community.

Olivia Byrne, MSc, BNS (HONS), RGN, RM, RPHN, RNP is a Public Health Nurse, Health Service Executive West, Galway, Ireland

Marcella Kelly MSc, BSc (HONS), RGN, RM, HV, RPHN is a Public Health Nurse Lecturer, National University of Ireland, Galway

Article accepted for publication: July 2010