Best Practice StatementsCompression Hosiery, Second edition

Compression Hosiery, Second edition

Assessment and diagnosis, Education, Leg Ulcers, Lymphoedema, Service delivery, Supplements, Wellbeing and concordance

Compression Hosiery, Second editionThe second edition of Best practice statement: Compression hosiery provides much-needed guidance about how to appropriately assess for, choose and apply compression hosiery, as well as how to manage patient patients within a well-defined multidisciplinary team.


A broad range of informational sources have been reviewed and distilled. During the peer-review process, a panel of experts — including tissue viability, vascular and lymphoedema specialists — has discussed, commented and agreed this text in order to produce a document that provides practical information for clinical decision-making, key principles of best practice and tools for everyday use.


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This edition has superseded the first edition, published in 2004