Thursday, November 11, 2010

Classification of compression garment

This is a general guide to the classification of compression garments.  Click here to download the chart.
Caution: These guidelines do not include consideration of the patient's existing conditions or illness that may preclude them from wearing any form of compression garment.... or require modification of compression level of intended garment.  Please discuss this with your lymphoedema therapist.
Copyright from Foldi's Textbook of Lymphology for Physicians and Lymphedema Therapists (2nd Ed, 2006) Chapter 19 Compression Therapy, Page 578

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