Compression therapy standard healing venous stasis ulcers;,measuring ABIs (ankle brachial pressure index) or by Doppler studies of the lower extremities is done 1st. Ace wraps are one simple method of compression that can be used. Unna boot; Elastic compression stockings. Wound preparations also listed in article
Lower Extremity Ulcers: Go With the Flow - The 2014 International Pressure Ulcer Guidelines mentions performing a vascular assessment on every lower extremity ulcer. That means, at a minimum, we need to check pulses and toe measurements, and perform an ABI. This will assist in identifying the true cause of the wound, whether it be pressure, venous, arterial, or mixed venous/arterial.