Introducing a device to assist in the application of anti-embolism stockings.

@article{Thomas2017IntroducingAD,
  title={Introducing a device to assist in the application of anti-embolism stockings.},
  author={N. Thomas and Neomi Bennett},
  journal={British journal of nursing},
  year={2017},
  volume={26 9},
  pages={
          510-513
        }
}
Using a device to help with the application and removal of anti-embolism stockings, often called thromboembolic deterrent stockings (TEDS), can potentially facilitate greater adherence to the use of stockings, and potentially reduce the risk of deep-vein thrombosis (DVT). This article describes a quality improvement project which used the Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) cycle to facilitate the introduction of a device to aid in the application of thromboembolic deterrent stockings in an orthopaedic… Expand
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