Wearing period of MTPS

Recommended period

Wearing period of MTPS

How long should a patient wear medical thrombosis prophylaxis stockings?

Wearing medical thrombosis prophylaxis stockings is recommended for the whole period of immobility or for as long as the patient is confined to bed. The patient should only stop wearing the stockings once he or she has regained a physical condition that guarantees a functioning and adequate return of venous blood back to the heart.

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Diagnosis & treatment

Deep vein thrombosis

How is a deep vein thrombosis treated?

Deep vein thrombosis

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Medical anti-embolism stockings

Clinical compression

The human body

Venous system

How the blood returns to the heart

Venous system

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