Non-Systems_Compression

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  1. Indications for Intermittent compression - 7
    • Chronic edema
    • Lymphedema (e.g., postmastectomy)
    • Stasis ulcer
    • Traumatic edema
    • Venous insufficiency
    • Amputation
    • Hypertrophic scarring
  2. Contraindications for Intermittent compression - 8
    • Acute inflammation or infection in treatment area
    • Acute DVT or pulmonary edema
    • Arterial insufficiency
    • Cancer
    • Diminished skin sensation
    • Kidney or cardiac insufficiency
    • Hypertension
    • Obstructed lymph channels
  3. What determines the setting of the Intermittent compression device?
    Patient's BP
  4. 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
  5. IMC - P for LE
    40-80 mmHg
  6. IMC - P for UE
    30-60 mmHg
  7. IMC - time for lymphedema
    2hrs progressing to 3 hrs
  8. IMC - time for traumatic edema
    2hrs daily
  9. IMC - time for venous ulcer
    2.5 hrs 3x/wk progress to 2 hrs daily
  10. IMC - time for residual limb edema
    1hr progress to 3 one hour sessions a day
  11. IMC - never exceed what BP for setting?
    Diastolic
  12. IMC - limb placement
    • Elevated 45 deg
    • ABD 20-70 deg
  13. IMC - inflation/deflation ratio for edema reduction
    3:1
  14. IMC - inflation/deflation ratio for residual limb reshaping
    4:1
  15. Compression bandages - Unna's boot - at what P?
    35-40 mmHg
  16. Compression bandages - name a semirig ex
    Unna's boot
  17. Compression bandages - semirigid used for tx of what?
    Venous stasis wounds
  18. Compression bandages - multi-layered used for tx of what?
    Venous stasis ulcers
  19. Compression bandages - used w/who?
    Immobile pts
  20. Compression bandages - long stretch - P
    Little working P
  21. Compression bandages - short stretch are used when?
    During exercise
  22. Compression bandages - short stretch - P at rest & while working
    • Rest - Low P
    • Working - high P
  23. Compression bandages - name - 4
    • Long stretch
    • Short stretch
    • Multi-layered
    • Semi rigid
  24. Compression garments - edema control at what P?
    30-40 mmHG
  25. Compression garments - scar tissue control at what P?
    20-30 mmHg
  26. Compression garments - prevent DVTs at what P?
    • 16-18 mmHg
    • Worn at all times
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Non-Systems_Compression
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