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Descriptor in English: Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices
Descriptor in Spanish: Aparatos de Compresión Neumática Intermitente
Descriptor in Portuguese: Dispositivos de Compressão Pneumática Intermitente
Descriptor in French: Dispositifs à compression pneumatique intermittente
Entry term(s): Compression Devices, Intermittent Pneumatic
Compression Hose, Pneumatic
Compression Stocking, Pneumatic
Compression Stockings, Pneumatic
Hose, Pneumatic
Hose, Pneumatic Compression
Pneumatic Compression Hose
Pneumatic Compression Stocking
Pneumatic Compression Stockings
Pneumatic Hose
Pneumatic Intermittent Impulse Device
Stocking, Pneumatic Compression
Stockings, Pneumatic Compression
Tree number(s): E07.515
Scope note: Instruments that generate intermittent forces, uniformed or graduated, to facilitate the emptying of VEINS. These devices are used to reduce limb EDEMA and prevent venous THROMBOEMBOLISM, such as deep vein thrombosis in the legs.
Annotation: do not confuse with CONTINUOUS PASSIVE MOTION THERAPY
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 2005
See also the descriptors: Gravity Suits MeSH
Stockings, Compression MeSH
DeCS UI: 38830
Descriptor UI: D048228
Date Established: 2005/01/01
Date of Entry: 2004/07/07
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices - Preferred
Concept UI M0460952
Scope note Instruments that generate intermittent forces, uniformed or graduated, to facilitate the emptying of VEINS. These devices are used to reduce limb EDEMA and prevent venous THROMBOEMBOLISM, such as deep vein thrombosis in the legs.
Preferred term Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Devices
Entry term(s) Compression Devices, Intermittent Pneumatic
Pneumatic Intermittent Impulse Device
Pneumatic Compression Stockings - Narrower
Concept UI M0496718
Preferred term Pneumatic Compression Stockings
Entry term(s) Compression Hose, Pneumatic
Compression Stocking, Pneumatic
Compression Stockings, Pneumatic
Hose, Pneumatic
Hose, Pneumatic Compression
Pneumatic Compression Hose
Pneumatic Compression Stocking
Pneumatic Hose
Stocking, Pneumatic Compression
Stockings, Pneumatic Compression



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