Compression stockings increase falls risk

Source: Nursing Times website

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Date of publication: May 2010

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: The Medicines and Healthcare Products regulatory Agency (MHRA) have warned that patients wearing compression stockings without any accompanying footwear are at a greater risk of falling. This follows a number of reported incidents.

Length of publication: 1 page

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