Understanding compression therapy to achieve tolerance

  title={Understanding compression therapy to achieve tolerance},
  author={Alison Hopkins and Fran Worboys},
Alison Hopkins and Fran Worboys are CNS Tissue Viability, East London Wound Healing Centre, Tower Hamlets PCT, London Compression bandage therapy may be poorly tolerated by patients and can be a frustration for both patients and practitioners. This article presents the view that practitioners need to increase their knowledge and assessment skills to enable patients to tolerate a rather difficult treatment. The use of compression bandages will be discussed in relation to their type, sub-bandage… CONTINUE READING

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