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|Title||Lymphoedema - a gap in local services||Download File|
|Author||Angela Wilson, Leg ulcer specialist nurse|
|Publication||Poster presentation, Wounds-UK conference, Harrogate, November 2006|
|Key Points||Best practice for chronic oedema is inelastic bandages. Innapropriate use of 4L causes deterioration.Actico and Actilymph on FP10 accessible treatment|
|Title||The advantages of using Actico bandaging to reduce oedema||Download File|
|Author||Alison Nelson, Healing Solutions Judith Patton - TVN|
|Publication||Poster Presentation: Wounds UK Conference, Harrogate - November 2007|
|Key Points||Obese patient,non compliant. Wife learnt to bandage with Actico. After 6 weeks both legs healed and in Actilymph hosiery.|
|Title||A well leg model "Prevention is better than cure"||Download File|
|Author||Lisa Rice and Jane McFarlane LU Specialists|
|Publication||Wounds UK Conference, Harrogate, November 2008|
|Key Points||An audit of leg ulcer management indicating high recurrence rates. Activa BS hosiery is suitable for patients without oedema, and Actilymph for those with oedema. The ranges resulted in recurrence dropping from 65.9% to 4.5%.|
|Title||The management of Lymphorroea with Flivasorb and Actico||Download File|
|Publication||Poster presentation at Wounds UK Conference, Harrogate - November 2009|
|Key Points||73 year old lady with co-morbidities and housebound. Suffering with bilateral oedema and lymphorrhoea and one leg also ulcerated. Flivasorb applied with Actico. After first day no strike through onto bandages and the Flivasorb had locked away all the fluid.|
|Title||A multidisciplinary management of lower limb lymphoedema with quality of life as an outcome measure||Download File|
|Publication||Harrogate Wounds UK 2011|
|Key Points||Improved quality of life may be the patient's and carer's goal rather than full healing.|
|Title||Chronic oedema made easy||Download File|
|Author||Bianchi J, Vowden K, Whitaker J|
|Key Points||What is chronic oedema, symptoms,management and need for early recognition.|
|Title||The CHROSS Checker: a tool kit to detect early skin changes associated with venous and lymphovenous disease.||Download File|
|Publication||Journal of Community Nursing October 2013|
|Key Points||A practical guide to matching condition to hosiery to delay disease progression.|
|Title||Development and evaluation of a hosiery selection algorithm in an acute and community healthcare NHS Trust||Download File|
|Author||Jackie Stephen-Haynes, Rachael Sykes|
|Publication||Wounds UK 2013|
|Key Points||Selecting compression hosiery can be confusing, especially now with European classifications. This algorithm has been successfully used to help clinicians choose the most appropriate hosiery.|
|Title||Hydrogel sheet dressings and short-stretch cohesive bandaging: case study||Download File|
|Author||Gail Powell Clinical Nurse Specialist|
|Publication||British Journal of Community Nursing 15(3 Supp): S42 - S46 (Mar 2010)|
|Key Points||Case study of an 88 year old lady with 10 month history of a traumatic leg ulcer measuring 9cm x 6cm, 100% slough,VAS pain score 9/10. Terrible night pain reduced to 0/10 with Actico and Actiformcool. Leg ulcer healed.|
|Title||Selecting & fitting Activa hosiery||Download File|
|Author||Sylvie Hampton TVS|
|Publication||Nursing and Residential Care. August 2002 Vol:4 No:8 396-398|
|Key Points||Confusion exists between European and British Standard hosiery. General lack of training for nurses.|
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