How can the pressure in anti-embolism stockings be maintained during use? Laboratory evaluation of simulated 'wear' and different reconditioning protocols.

@article{Macintyre2016HowCT,
  title={How can the pressure in anti-embolism stockings be maintained during use? Laboratory evaluation of simulated 'wear' and different reconditioning protocols.},
  author={Lisa Macintyre and Hazel Stewart and Michelle Rae},
  journal={International journal of nursing studies},
  year={2016},
  volume={64},
  pages={19-24}
}
BACKGROUND Deep vein thrombosis is a major global health issue, responsible for thousands of deaths each year. While thrombi can form under a variety of circumstances, lack of mobility significantly increases risk and therefore non-ambulant patients are frequently fitted with anti-embolism stockings on admission to hospital, to aid blood flow, prevent… CONTINUE READING