AbstractThe loss of functional capacity in adult and senior patients as a result of venous ulcers harms daily basic activities in general. Aims: To evaluate the functional capacity in caring for adult and senior patients with venous ulcers; to identify the impact of functional limitations in caring for adult and senior patients with venous ulcers; to discuss the relationship of functional capacity and quality of life of adult and senior patients with venous ulcers. Hence, the need to improve the quality of life of such patients emerges, based on the prevention of complications and new treatments. Method: This is a transversal study which has adopted an observational approach.
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