Post-thrombotic syndrome: a case study
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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.


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