repetitive injury due to compression wraps

  1. 0 how many wraps should you do in a day, how much is too much, is one kind MLCW better or worse than the others
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    Joined Nov '09; Posts: 6.

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  4. Visit  mommy.19} profile page
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    What exactly is your question about repetitive injuries with compression wraps? The most frequently we have ever ordered compression wraps was daily, but this was upon the patient's first admit to the wound clinic when the edema/weeping was being aggressively managed. Once the edema was under control and the patient became compliant with diuretics and diet/elevation of extremities, the wrapping frequency was decreased to 3x per week. The frequency also depends on if the patient has a wound on their legs, what the drainage is, etc.
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    Quote from woundsrfun
    how many wraps should you do in a day, how much is too much, is one kind MLCW better or worse than the others
    say you work in a wound center and wrap all day, should there be a safe limit of how many to do to prevent repetitive injury
  6. Visit  kids} profile page
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    Receptive injury to who, a patient or the nurse applying them?
  7. Visit  mommy.19} profile page
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    I don't believe there should be injury to either party here
    LaRN and nursetiffany. like this.


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