[The effects of leg elevation to reduce leg edema resulting from prolonged standing].

Abstract

In order to find the most comfortable and effective posture to reduce lower leg edema, 31 young women working in Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, ages ranging from 20 to 40, were studied by the volumetric displacement method with leg placed in a specially designed container. The effects of five different angles of leg elevation on reduction of leg edema were… (More)

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@article{Liaw1989TheEO, title={[The effects of leg elevation to reduce leg edema resulting from prolonged standing].}, author={Mei- Yun Liaw and Michael K Y Wong}, journal={Taiwan yi xue hui za zhi. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association}, year={1989}, volume={88 6}, pages={630-4, 628} }