There are many causes of chronic oedema in the legs and it is essential to identify contributing factors.
Chronic oedema has numerous contributing factors including:
- Check bloods, heart and medications
- Venous disease
- Skin integrity including tinea
- Nail condition
- Sleep position
- Mobility – including gait and balance
- Activities of daily living
Chronic oedema management requires a multidisciplinary approach
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