WHASA consensus document on the management of lower limb ulcers

  • Gregory Weir
  • Hiske Smart Welkom Medi-Clinic
  • Kobus Van Marle
  • Michael Marshall
  • Anike Fourie
  • Anne Berzen
  • Febe Bruwer
  • Myam Ramdeen Smith & Nephew
  • Michelle Pearce BSN Medical
  • Jason Reynolds BSN Medical
Keywords: consensus document, lower limb ulcers


This consensus document of the Wound Healing Association of southern Africa addresses ulcers of the lower limb, focusing on arterial, venous and mixed ulcers. The diabetic foot ulcer and malignant ulcers have been addressed in other documents and readers are referred to these documents.

Author Biographies

Gregory Weir
MD Vascular Surgeon
Hiske Smart, Welkom Medi-Clinic
RN Project Co-ordinator
Kobus Van Marle
MD Vascular Surgeon
Michael Marshall
MD Hyperbaric Physician
Anike Fourie
RN Wound Practitioner
Anne Berzen
RN Wound Practitioner
Febe Bruwer
RN Wound Practitioner
Myam Ramdeen, Smith & Nephew
Smith & Nephew
Michelle Pearce, BSN Medical
BSN Medical
Jason Reynolds, BSN Medical
BSN Medical
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