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Indications for Intermittent compression - 7
Lymphedema (e.g., postmastectomy)
Contraindications for Intermittent compression - 8
Acute inflammation or infection in treatment area
Acute DVT or
Diminished skin sensation
Kidney or cardiac insufficiency
Obstructed lymph channels
What determines the setting of the Intermittent compression device?
Intermittent compression must be used at least how many hrs per day?
2 hours per day (2 of every 24 hours)
Usually 30 min - 4hrs
IMC - P for LE
IMC - P for UE
IMC - time for lymphedema
2hrs progressing to 3 hrs
IMC - time for traumatic edema
IMC - time for venous ulcer
2.5 hrs 3x/wk progress to 2 hrs daily
IMC - time for residual limb edema
1hr progress to 3 one hour sessions a day
IMC - never exceed what BP for setting?
IMC - limb placement
Elevated 45 deg
ABD 20-70 deg
IMC - inflation/deflation ratio for edema reduction
IMC - inflation/deflation ratio for residual limb reshaping
Compression bandages - Unna's boot - at what P?
Compression bandages - name a semirig ex
Compression bandages - semirigid used for tx of what?
Venous stasis wounds
Compression bandages - multi-layered used for tx of what?
Venous stasis ulcers
Compression bandages - used w/who?
Compression bandages - long stretch - P
Little working P
Compression bandages - short stretch are used when?
Compression bandages - short stretch - P at rest & while working
Rest - Low P
Working - high P
Compression bandages - name - 4
Compression garments - edema control at what P?
Compression garments - scar tissue control at what P?
Compression garments - prevent DVTs at what P?
Worn at all times