Background: Patients with leg ulcer suffers often of woundpain. Healthcare professionals will strive after having knowledge and understanding for how woundpain influences the patient's quality of life. Aim: The aim is to elucidate the patient's experiences of pain at venous leg ulcer and the effects on their daily life. Method: The procedure has been a systematic literature overview with a systematic search in different databases. The search resulted in nine scientific articles. Results: In the result, four central categories arrived; how the patient's lives were changed, how the patient's psychic health was changed, how the patient's experience of nursing and how the patient's thoughts about the future where. Conclusion: Although each people is unique so exists that certain phenomena that are too many common patients with difficult healing leg ulcer and that has importance for their quality of life. It is important with a good communication average patient and nurse when it comes to handling the pain at venous leg ulcer.
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