calf pump

calf pump

muscular activity of calf (sura) that promotes venous flow towards the heart.
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The Anaesthetist works quickly to get the patient off to sleep and once he is happy I catheterise the patient, put calf pumps on, help with positioning into a safe prone position, apply the diathermy pad and a check that all limbs are well supported with no potential areas of pressure.
DAVID PROCTOR last night revealed he has spent the past week having blood from a calf pumped into his hamstring in a bid to overcome his injury hell.
All patients had calf pumps applied for the duration of surgery and until mobilisation was started.