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Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices
Tree Number(s)
E07.515
Unique ID
D048228
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D048228
Annotation
do not confuse with CONTINUOUS PASSIVE MOTION THERAPY
Scope Note
Instruments that generate intermittent forces, uniformed or graduated, to facilitate the emptying of VEINS. These devices are used to reduce limb EDEMA and prevent venous THROMBOEMBOLISM, such as deep vein thrombosis in the legs.
Entry Term(s)
Compression Devices, Intermittent Pneumatic
Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Device
Pneumatic Compression Hose
Pneumatic Compression Stocking
Pneumatic Compression Stockings
Pneumatic Hose
Pneumatic Intermittent Impulse Device
Previous Indexing
Postoperative Complications/prevention & control (1972-2004)
Thrombophlebitis/prevention & control (1972-2004)
See Also
Gravity Suits
Stockings, Compression
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices Preferred
Pneumatic Compression Stockings Narrower
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