Hong Kong Med J 2014;20(Suppl 7):S40-1
Effect of compression bandaging on wound healing and psychosocial outcomes in older people with venous ulcers: a randomised controlled trial
WKW So, IKY Wong, DTF Lee, DR Thompson, YW Lau, DVK Chao, NF Heung, WL Au
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Compression bandaging achieved a higher proportion of complete ulcer healing, reduced ulcer size, and improved psychosocial outcomes in venous ulcer patients. The four-layer bandaging and short-stretch bandaging systems achieved a similar effect on both ulcer healing and other psychosocial outcome measures.