Post-thrombotic syndrome: a case study
Liz Ettridge Senior wound therapist, Medway Community Healthcare NHS Trust, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Rochester, Kent
Post-thrombotic syndrome is a common complication following deep vein thrombosis. The severity and incidence of this condition can be considerably decreased with the use of compression hosiery. This article focuses on a case study of a patient who had post-thrombotic syndrome for ten years before receiving effective treatment.
Nursing Standard. 25, 33, 60-68. doi: 10.7748/ns2011.04.25.33.60.c8467Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review