[Successful treatment of a venous ulcer in an unusual manner]

Praxis (Bern 1994). 2010 Jul 28;99(15):925-8. doi: 10.1024/1661-8157/a000203.
[Article in German]


Wound treatment is increasingly becoming the domain of specially trained medical personal. The flood of diverse wound treatments and bandaging techniques grows continuously. Studies which compare the effectiveness deliver such a variety of results that medical personal are starting to doubt trusted methods. The presented case study shows how a non-medical measure, in this case a change in the person administering the treatment, or in other words the interpersonal relationship aspect, can significantly contribute to wound healing.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Caregivers
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Long-Term Care
  • Recurrence
  • Retreatment
  • Varicose Ulcer / therapy*
  • Wound Infection / therapy*