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Evaluation of intermittent pneumatic compression systems.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12001326     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The operational characteristics of eight intermittent pneumatic compression systems were evaluated. Considerable differences between the pressure/time curves were found when different pumps were compared. The pressure attained in the garments varied from 6 to 124 mmHg and the rate of inflation from less than 1 to 9 mmHg per second.
Authors:
Shyam V S Rithalia; Glyn H Heath; Mahendra Gonsalkorale
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of tissue viability     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0965-206X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Tissue Viability     Publication Date:  2002 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-05-10     Completed Date:  2002-08-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9306822     Medline TA:  J Tissue Viability     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  52-7     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
School of Health Care Professions, University of Salford, Salford. S.Rithalia@salford.ac.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Equipment Design
Gravity Suits*
Humans
Technology Assessment, Biomedical*
Varicose Ulcer / therapy
Venous Thrombosis / prevention & control

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