In this month’s column, Frank discusses chronic venous insufficiency, a condition that’s cited as a commonly encountered problem that many clinicians fail to treat effectively. “The truth of the matter is that you always know the…
Lymphedema is staged according to the amount and location of the swelling.
Complete decongestive therapy (CDT) is the standard of care for the treatment of lymphedema. This includes skin and wound care, manual lymphatic drainage, remedial…
Compression is an essential component for the acute treatment and long-term management of chronic edema conditions.1 However, clinically, it is not unusual that patients…
What to do when the standard of care does not work?
Pearls for Practice
Introduction In the wound care community, compression therapy is standard of care for edema control and wound healing for several conditions, including…