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Evaluation of a tubular compression system as an alternative for compression bandages for frail venous leg ulcer patients

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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.

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