Venous Leg Ulcer Research | Catherine Ratliff, PhD, APRN-BC, GNP-BC, CWOCN

June 21, 2016 by   |   Leave a Comment

Catherine is part of a national task force of the wound ostomy continence society that has developed a venous leg ulcer algorithm which launched recently. She is the first author of The JWOCN article published and may be viewed here.


A consensus and evidence- based algorithm was constructed to aid clinicians select and apply compression for primary prevention, treatment, and prevention of recurrent VLU in patients with CVI. It is a useful algorithm nurses, physicians, physical therapists, and occupational therapists practicing in all health care settings can apply into their practice.



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