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Safe compression and accurate ABPI – overcoming barriers

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Safe compression and accurate ABPI – overcoming barriers

Karen Staines
22 March 2018

This article is based on a Made Easy workshop held at the Wounds UK annual conference in Harrogate, UK, on ​13th November 2017. The aim of the workshop was to provide practical information about the importance of obtaining accurate assessment, in order to initiate compression therapy as early as possible in suitable patients. Being able to obtain an accurate ankle-brachial pressure index (ABPI) measurement quickly and efficiently can save time and resources in the long run, and improve treatment outcomes, helping both patient  and practitioner.

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