Evaluation of a Tubular Compression System as an Alternative for Compression Bandages
for Fragile Venous Leg Ulcer Patients
A Andriessen1, R van Dam2, A van den Wijngaard3
1. PhD, UMC St Radboud Nijmegen & Andriessen Consultants, Malden, The Netherlands. 2. RN, Pressure Ulcer Specialist, Verpleeghuis Boerhaave Stichting Sint Jacob 2035 RJ Haarlem, The Netherlands.
3. RN, CNS, Wound Care and Compression Specialist, Lohmann & Rauscher, Almere, The Netherlands
The increasing aging population often presents with mixed aetiolgy leg ulcers.
Case ascertainment was used to evaluate if a tubular compression system could be an alternative for compression bandages in ambulant fragile and elderly venous leg ulcer patients.