Graduated compression stockings: updating practice, improving compliance.

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

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    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)
    Pages (from-to)163-166; quiz 167
    JournalMedsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
    Issue number4
    StatePublished - Aug 2002


    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Surgery
    • Medical–Surgical

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