evidence related to compression bandaging

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  • although much of the evidence relating to compression therapy for venous ulcers is not of good quality, there is clear evidence that compression (provided by short-stretch bandages or multi-layer bandaging systems) significantly improves the ulcer-healing rate

Reference:

  • Callum N, Nelson EA, Fletcher AW, Sheldon TA (2000). Compression bandages and stockings for venous leg ulcers (Cochrane Review). In: The Cochrane Library, Issue 1, 2000. Oxford: Update Software.

Last reviewed 01/2018