Resources

Share this article

The Microfine glove and its use in the management of hand oedema

Gail Close
11 February 2014

<p>A recent study has shown that in the UK, 90% of people with lymphoedema wear some form of compression garment (Lam et al, 2006). The use of compression is a recognised cornerstone of lymphoedema management as defined by the British Lymphology Society (BLS) (1997). All compression garments have an elastic element to them, which is essential to enable limb movement when the garment is worn and to facilitate application (Doher ty, 2006). However, the garment must also be rigid enough to deliver effective compression.</p>

Free for all healthcare professionals

Sign up to the Wounds Group journals





By clicking ‘Subscribe’, you are agreeing that the Wounds Group are able to email you periodic newsletters. You may unsubscribe from these at any time. Your info is safe with us and we will never sell or trade your details. For information please review our privacy policy.

Are you a healthcare professional? This website is for healthcare professionals only. To continue, please confirm that you are a healthcare professional below.

We use cookies responsibly to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your browser settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website. Read about how we use cookies.

I am not a healthcare professional.