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Stockings, Compression MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Stockings, Compression
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Scope Note
Tight coverings for the foot and leg that are worn to aid circulation in the legs, and prevent the formation of EDEMA and DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS. PNEUMATIC COMPRESSION STOCKINGS serve a similar purpose especially for bedridden patients, and following surgery.
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Compression Stockings
Elastic Stockings
Stockings, Elastic
Previous Indexing
Bandages (1970-2006)
See Also
Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices
Public MeSH Note
2007; see BANDAGES 1990-2006; for STOCKINGS ELASTIC see BANDAGES 1990-2006
History Note
2007; use BANDAGES 1990-2006; for STOCKINGS ELASTIC use BANDAGES 1990-2006
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Stockings, Compression Preferred
Stockings, Elastic Related
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