Trends in pneumatic compression devices and their impact on patient outcomes: a review

Authors

  • Gagandeep Kaur Department of Nursing, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India
  • Nisha Khandelwal Department of Nursing, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, Punjab, India https://orcid.org/0009-0003-3357-1192
  • Bhavna Rani State Institute of Nursing and Paramedical Sciences, A Constituent College of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20240299

Keywords:

Pneumatic compression devices, Healthcare practitioners, Quality of life

Abstract

Pneumatic compression devices have seen a remarkable evolution in recent years with innovative designs and applications. This review explores the trends in pneumatic compression devices and their impact on patient outcomes. Pneumatic compression devices are widely used in various medical contexts, such as wound care, lymphedema management, and venous thromboembolism prevention. This review summarizes the findings of recent studies that investigate the effectiveness of these devices in improving patient outcomes. We discuss the evolving technology, clinical applications, and evidence of their impact on parameters like wound healing, edema reduction, and venous thromboembolism prevention. Through an analysis of the current literature, we aim to provide valuable insights for healthcare practitioners, policymakers, and researchers, emphasizing the significance of pneumatic compression devices in modern patient care.

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2024-01-31

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Kaur, G., Khandelwal, N., & Rani, B. (2024). Trends in pneumatic compression devices and their impact on patient outcomes: a review. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, 11(2), 1016–1021. https://doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20240299

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