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Carolon Medical Compression Hosiery

Carolon Medical Compression Hosiery

H&R Healthcare

Description

Ready-to-wear, circular knit compression hosiery available in two compression levels: 14–17mmHg and 18–24mmHg. The lower level compression hosiery is suitable for mild lymphoedema, palliative care and the management of mild oedema. The higher level compression hosiery is suitable for mild to moderate lymphoedema and to help prevent the recurrence of venous leg ulcers.

Indications

For the treatment for mild to moderate lymphoedema, for palliative care patients, and management of mild oedema. Also, to prevent the recurrence of venous leg ulcers (18–24mmHg).

Contraindications

Ischaemia (arterial disease); uncontrolled congestive heart failure; untreated septic phlebitis; neuropathy or numbness of the limb.

Sizes Available

Class 1 (14–17mmHg)
Below knee sheer stocking (beige, short, regular, A–G);
Below knee cushion sock (black, short, regular, A–E)

 

Class 2 (18–24mmHg)

Below knee sheer stocking (beige, black, short, regular, A–G);

Thigh high with silicone band closed toe (beige, black, short, regular, A–C);

Thigh high with silicone band closed toe (beige, black, regular, D–E);

Thigh high with silicone band open toe (beige, black, regular, A–E)

Price

Below knee: £19.95; Cushion sock: £19.95; Thigh high: £39.95

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