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Do short-stretch bandages affect distal blood pressure in patients with mixed aetiology leg ulcers?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19816384     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Compression is considered inappropriate for patients with mixed aetiology leg ulcers. However, digital blood pressure measurements suggest that short-stretch bandages do not increase the risk of peripheral ischaemia in these patients.
S Top; A K Arveschoug; K Fogh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of wound care     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0969-0700     ISO Abbreviation:  J Wound Care     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-09     Completed Date:  2010-01-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9417080     Medline TA:  J Wound Care     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  439-42     Citation Subset:  N    
Department of Dermatology, Aarhus University Hospital, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Analysis of Variance
Blood Pressure / physiology*
Equipment Design
Ischemia / diagnosis,  etiology*
Leg / blood supply*
Leg Ulcer / etiology,  therapy*
Middle Aged
Nursing Assessment
Nursing Evaluation Research
Patient Selection
Plethysmography, Impedance
Retrospective Studies
Risk Assessment
Stockings, Compression / adverse effects*
Wound Healing

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