RiksSår, the Swedish national quality Registry for Ulcer Treatment, includes patients with hard-to-heal leg ulcers such as venous ulcers, arterial ulcers, venous-arterial ulcers; diabetic foot ulcers; pressure ulcers; and ulcers due to trauma, rheumatoid arthritis, and malignancy.
RiksSår works within multidisciplinary teams with physicians, nurses and assistant nurses on every level of ulcer care and in many specialties such as family medicine, vascular surgery, endocrinology, internal medicine, infectious diseases, orthopaedic surgery, geriatrics and municipal health care.
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Cooperation with other Swedish national quality registries
Senior alert is a national quality register that aims to ensure a preventative approach within the areas of cases of falls; ulcers/pressure sores; malnutrition; poor oral health and bladder dysfunction/incontinence
Swedvasc, the Swedish National Registry for Vascular Surgery, started in 1987 and since 1994 all Swedish hospitals with a vascular service have joined Swedvasc.