Compression Therapy

The HOSIERY system for compression assessment

Correct assessment or reassessment of patients to determine their suitability for compression therapy, and the accurate measurement and selection of garments are essential if compression is to have the desired effect. The HOSIERY system is an acronym that has been developed to aid healthcare professionals and carers choose and apply

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Lymphoedema

Devastating elephantiasis disease facing elimination

“Dr Deirdre Hollingsworth, who leads the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Modelling Consortium, led an international team that has discovered that if a recently proposed combination of three particular drugs is used together, the disease can be prevented or treated rapidly, in a maximum amount of people, using fewer rounds of

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