T.E.D Latex Free Anti-Embolism Stockings Medium Regular 7115 - 1 Ea

T.E.D Latex Free Anti-Embolism Stockings Medium Regular 7115 - 1 Ea

T.E.D Latex Free Anti-Embolism Stockings Medium Regular 7115 - 1 Ea

  • SKU: 10014321
  • UPC: N7115/U0
  • Size: EA
  • Manufacturer: KENDALL HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS

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Applies graduated compression to promote increased blood flow velocity in the recumbent patient. Reduces the incidence of thrombosis.

Stockings are not put on patient's leg like ordinary hosiery. If stockings are gathered together in the typical "donut" fashion, the effect of the elastic material is multiplied many times and makes application difficult. Insert hand into stocking as far as the heel pocket. Grasp center of heel pocket and turn stocking inside out to heel area. Carefully position stocking over foot and heel. Be sure patients foot is centered in heel pocket. Pull stocking up and lift around ankle and calf, working up to final postion. Make sure heel and toe are positioned correctly. Smooth out any excess material between top of stocking and ankle. Pull toe section foreward to smooth ankle and instep area and allow for patient toe comfort. Patient should be instructed as to proper positioning of stocking to insure that the patient will not reposition the stocking incorrectly.

1 pair knee length stockings.

Stocking may not be recommended for patients with the following: Any local leg condition in which stockings would interfere, such as: dermatitis, vein ligation, gangrene, recent skin graft. Svere arteriosclerosis or other ischemic vascular disease. Massive edema of the legs or pulmonary edema from congetive heart failure. Extreme deformity of the leg.