Therapeutic use of compression stockings for orthostatic hypotension: an assessment of patient and physician perspectives and practices.

@article{Quinn2015TherapeuticUO,
  title={Therapeutic use of compression stockings for orthostatic hypotension: an assessment of patient and physician perspectives and practices.},
  author={Colin Quinn and Brian M. Deegan and John P Cooke and Sheila Carew and Ailish Hannigan and C. Patrick Dunne and Declan Lyons},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={2015},
  volume={44 2},
  pages={339-42}
}
BACKGROUND Elastic compression stockings (ECS) can be used as a non-pharmacological therapeutic option for older patients with orthostatic hypotension (OH). We aimed to investigate the practices and views of patients and physicians regarding the use of ECS for OH. METHODS Two surveys were designed. The first was sent to 90 patients known to have been… CONTINUE READING