antiembolism

antiembolism

(ant?i-em'bo-lizm) [ anti- + embolism]
Preventing or inhibiting thrombus. The correct term is “antithrombotic.”
See: antithrombotic
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Shinkai recommends that patients apply a midpotency topical steroid such as triamcinolone to the affected area, followed by compression, ideally antiembolism stockings (TED hose)--but that can be a hard sell.
Dr Bosch stressed the importance of pre-op prevention using antiembolism stockings, anticoagulant therapy and promotion of early mobilisation.
Contract award: Antiembolism Stockings, Compression Devices & Pumps & Lymphoedema Products.
Case report: Heel ulcers in patients with long-standing diabetes who wear antiembolism stockings.
gt;> STOP using antiembolism stockings to prevent DVT START using prophylactic LMWH and/or pneumatic compression devices to prevent VTE
Many people with diabetes need wound care products and antiembolism stockings.
The nurse also recognized that the patient was at risk for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and continued the use of antiembolism stockings and external sequential compression devices.
14) Prophylaxis scoring systems for surgical patients have been also proposed, (15) and according to this classification mechanism, all patients having cesarean section should be treated with sequential compression devices or antiembolism stockings.
Core Products International has added antiembolism stockings to its line of compression support hosiery for men and women.
Why don't we use antiembolism stockings or pneumatic compression for our postop cesarean patients?
STOP using antiembolism stockings to prevent DVT in all obstetric and gynecologic patients
Pneumatic antiembolism stockings, with or without the addition of thromboembolism deterrence stockings, were used as the sole form of prophylaxis after brain tumor surgery by 131 (76.