compression bandage

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Noun1.compression bandage - bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressurecompression bandage - bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure
bandage, patch - a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
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The aim of the present study was to compare the efficacy of compression bandage and compression device in the treatment of patients with breast cancer with mild to moderate upper extremity secondary mastectomy with secondary lymphedema.
Compression: Apply a static or elastic compression bandage to limit swelling.
I used to carry in my pocket an elastic compression bandage, intending to wrap it around my head as a signal to the offending speakers, but never had the heart to use it.
A correctly applied compression bandage would result in reduced ultrafiltration and improvement of lymph transport, as well as increase the effect of muscle and joint pump.
The incision was covered with nonadherent compression bandage for wound fluid absorption and strapped in place with micropore tape.
The day after his surgery, he posted his photo on Instagram, sitting in a wheelchair, his head wrapped in compression bandage and his just-rhinoplasty-d nose wrapped in gauze-a near exact copy of Linda Evangelista in a wheelchair in that Meisel shoot.
Methods: Between June 2006 and March 2010, all patients who underwent TRCI were classified according to the weakness of RAP after removing compression bandage with confirmation by Doppler ultrasound for the first 30 consecutive patients.
You also might want to see your doctor if you've been wearing a compression bandage daily and start feeling as though you can't function without it.
[1] The guidelines recommend complete decongestive therapy (CDT), which includes gentle massaging known as manual lymph drainage, use of a multilayered compression bandage to the affected limb, exercise, and skin/nail care.
The comfort layer has been assigned HCPCS code A6441 (padding bandage) and the compression layer has been assigned A6452 (high compression bandage).