Venous Leg Ulcers and Compression Therapy

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Lecture Overview

This lecture by associate professor Geoff Sussman looks at the principles of selecting and applying compression therapy as management for venous leg ulcers. It includes a review of the different types, signs and symptoms of venous ulcers.


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A/Prof Geoff Sussman (OAM JP FPS FACP FAIPM FAWMA FRVAHJ) holds a position in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science at Monash University. He has been a faculty member on wounds at St Anne’s College, Oxford University and is the founder of the Wound Foundation of Australia. Geoff was awarded an OAM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2006 for his work in wound care as a researcher, educator and clinician and was recognised at the 2008 World Wound Healing Congress in Toronto with a lifetime achievement award.
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First Published05 September 2022
Updated05 September 2022
05 September 2025
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