Sequential compression devices are used after joint replacement in order to reduce venous stasis and/or deep venous thrombosis, according to Medscape. Deep venous thrombosis is a common downside of knee replacement surge... More »

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Health care personnel use sequential compression devices after surgery by fitting them around the legs of patients and attaching them to a machine that rhythmically pumps air through the sleeves, reports Drugs.com. The d... More »

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While evaluating a used sequential compression device for DVT prophylaxis, check for the condition of the product and whether you can examine it before purchase. Evaluate the appropriateness of the compression site and c... More »

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Health care personnel use sequential compression devices after surgery by fitting them around the legs of patients and attaching them to a machine that rhythmically pumps air through the sleeves, reports Drugs.com. The d... More »

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Engine braking ordinances are laws designed to regulate the use of engine compression brakes, devices that vent compressed gas from an engine in order to slow down a vehicle, according to the Connecticut General Assembly... More »

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Chronic venous stasis disease, also called venous insufficiency, is a condition in which the blood veins in the legs have difficulty pumping blood back to the heart, according to WebMD. High blood pressure and another co... More »

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Symptoms of infection following joint replacement include increased stiffness or pain, swelling, wound drainage, redness and warmth around the wound, fever, fatigue, chills and night sweats, according to the American Aca... More »

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