A client has a venous ulcer. Which statement indicates the assessment data associated with these ulcers?
a. Edema & pigmentation changes are not usually present around the area of the ulcer.
b. Ulcers are characterized by irregular margins, ulcer beds are pink, & there is edema and swelling.
c. Peripheral pulses are absent, edema is infrequent, & the ulcer is pink in color.
d. Very painful necrotic, pale gray base, and located in the heel, toes, or lateral malleolus.
- Rationale-Venous ulcers have edema at the site, irregular margins, and pink ulcer beds.