Sequential Intermittent Pneumatic Compression (SIPC) can be utilised safely to treat complicated mixed aetiology where arterial, venous and lymphatic pathologies may also be present. It can be confusing to decide which device and garments to use when. This session will provide guidance on the decision-making process for compression pump selection in relation to certain clinical presentations. Compression pump use for conditions such as: lymphoedema; lipoedema; vascular insufficiency; and arterial insufficiency will be covered.
Key learning objectives:
• Learn about differences between compression pumps in the Medi-Rent fleet
• Understand what compression pump features are required for various medical conditions and applications
• Learn about SIPC prescription and treatment protocols for various conditions