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Adore® Indications

Adore® hosiery

Indications for use:

Adore® 18-21mmHg – European Class 1 FP10/GP10 - Provides light compression and should be used for early/mild chronic oedema, lymphoedema - where the oedema is light to moderate with little shape distortion. ls also suitable for chronic oedema, lymphoedema, lipoedema, prophylaxis, maintenance therapy, palliative use and patients who are pressure sensitive.

Adore® 23-32mmHg - European Class 2 FP10/GP10 - Provides medium compression and should be used in cases of moderate to severe chronic oedema or lymphoedema.

Adore® Class 2 hosiery can be used as part of the treatment for, and to provide maintenance therapy of chronic oedema and lymphoedema.

For large or irregular shaped limbs, compression bandaging may be indicated until the limb size and shape is suitable for a compression garment

Contraindications:

This hosiery may be unsuitable where there is heavy exudate and for large wounds

  • For large or irregular shaped limbs, compression bandaging or an adjustable wrap system may be indicated until the limb size and shape is suitable for a compression garment
  • Current acute inflammatory episode
  • Acute deep vein thrombosis
  • Fragile or damaged skin, though it may be used over an appropriate dressing
  • Patients with diabetes or rheumatoid arthritis unless after specialist referral and under supervision, due to risk of microvascular disease
  • Significant arterial disease (ischaemia) according to vascular assessment ABPI of <0.8 or >1.3 unless after specialist referral and under supervision and regular follow up
  • Congestive heart failure, as compression could lead to cardiac overload
  • Sensory disorders of the limb i.e. peripheral neuropathy
  • Known sensitivity to the fabric of the hosiery

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