Graduated compression stockings: updating practice, improving compliance.

Joan M. Hayes, Cheryl A. Lehman, Paula Castonguay

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Abstract

Graduated compression stockings (GCS) have long been used to prevent deep venous thrombosis in hospitalized patients. The validation of published research findings regarding the use of GCS, and the implementation of practice changes pertinent to medical-surgical nursing are examined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalMedsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
Volume11
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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Graduated compression stockings : updating practice, improving compliance. / Hayes, Joan M.; Lehman, Cheryl A.; Castonguay, Paula.

In: Medsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses, Vol. 11, No. 4, 2002.

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