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Alterations in pressure under elastic bandages: experimental and clinical evaluation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8120239     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Clinical and experimental studies of pressure under elastic bandages are performed in order to assess their effectiveness in compressing wounds to prevent edema in burn wounds. In experimental studies, pressure decreased slowly over a day when applied with a tension of 250 grams to a limb model without a pad. However, pressure decreased a little more rapidly when applied using a pad, especially when the pad became wet. In clinical studies among patients, the pressure under the elastic bandage decreased more rapidly over time than it did in the experimental studies. From those findings, although harmful side effects such as circulatory disturbances will not occur when an elastic bandage is applied on the limb with a tension of 250 grams, it is very difficult to maintain the initial level of pressure correctly and control the pressure for even the duration of a single day clinically.
Authors:
Y Sawada
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of dermatology     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0385-2407     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1993 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-04-07     Completed Date:  1994-04-07     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7600545     Medline TA:  J Dermatol     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  767-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hirosaki University School of Medicine, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Bandages*
Burns / complications,  therapy
Child
Edema / etiology,  physiopathology,  prevention & control
Elasticity
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Models, Structural
Pressure

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