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ActiLymph Hosiery Kit

The ActiLymph hosiery kit provides 40mmHg compression for healing leg ulcers with oedema. The two layer kit is suitable for healing ulcers and for patients suffering from chronic oedema.

In detail

The ActiLymph leg ulcer hosiery kit from L&R is a hosiery alternative to bandages for healing leg ulcers. Two stockings are worn one on top of the other. A 10mmHg liner followed by a below knee, open toed class 2 European. Classification garment (23-32mmHg). The combined compression allows leg ulcer healing without the bulk of bandages. Suitable post healing for patients with a history of leg ulcer reoccurrence.

Not everyone with a leg ulcer is suitable for the hosiery kit and some people may need to wear bandages. It will depend on the size and shape of your leg and the ulcer.

Ordering codes

ActiLymph Hosiery Kit

Colour PIP code Hospital code
Medium Black/Sand 387-0763
Medium Sand/White 374-6914 EGD7315
Large Black/Sand 387-0771
Large Sand/White 374-6922 EGD7316
X Large Black/Sand 387-0789
X Large Sand/White 374-6930 EGD7317
XX Large Black/Sand 387-0797
XX Large Sand/White 374-6948 EGD7318

Clinical evidence

How can I improve leg ulcer care when faced with increasing service demands?

The question discussed by by Joy is:How can I improve leg ulcer care when faced with increasing service demands?

Author: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist
Publication: Journal of Community Nursing
Date: February 1st, 2015

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USING A LEG ULCER HOSIERY KIT TO MEET COMPLEX NEEDS IN A CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENT: DRIVING WOUND-CARE IMPROVEMENT IN HMP LEEDS

Allun has bilateral leg ulcers, a Activa Leg Ulcer Kit was used successfully to reduce his ulcers and improve his well being. The kit was used following the VenUs IV study highlighting cost and clinical benefits.

Author: Sian Dilon, Michelle Eaglen
Publication: Harrogate Poster
Date: November 14th, 2014

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Compression hosiery kits for the treatment of venous leg ulceration

A CPD article on hosiery kits, answering what they are, which patients they suit and the supporting clinical evidence.

Author: Journal of General Practice Nursing
Publication: Journal of General Practice Nursing
Date: May 1st, 2015

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