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Keeping the Pressure on: Compression Therapy

Synopsis
A clinical study module for nurse training intended to develop knowledge of the principles and practice of compression therapy in the management of patients with venous leg ulcers. Illustrates normal venous drainage and pathological changes associated with the development of venous ulcers. Explains the role of compression therapy in promoting the healing of venous ulcers and in preventing their recurrence, and summarises the principles of assessment of patients with leg ulcers. Classifies the different properties and types of bandages used for compression therapy and demonstrates techniques for applying the four-layer bandage and the short stretch bandage as well as fitting compression hosiery.
Series
Nursing Times Changing Practice, Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 15 min.
Year of production
1999
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £12.95 (inclusive)
Documentation
Accompanying notes.
Subjects
Medical sciences
Keywords
bandaging techniques; leg ulcers; nursing

Credits

Director
Penny Webb
Producer
Penny Webb
Writer
Stella Pendleton
Cast
Barbara Myers 

Production Company

Name

Healthcare Productions Ltd

Sponsor

Name

SLL International

Distributor

Name

Healthcare Productions Ltd

Address
Unit 1.04 Bridge House
Three Mills
Three Mills Lane
London
E3 3DU
Notes
NO LONGER ACTIVE

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