MANUFACTURER: Beiersdorf AG. INDICATIONS: Reduces the danger of Thromboembolism. Designed for the recuperating patient. 18mm/Hg Compression. An elastomer system in T. E. D. stockings is specifically designed to speed blood flow by providing graduated compression with the most compression at the ankle and gradually diminishing pressure up the calf. These stockings are manufactured under the most rigid quality control inspections to assure the precise pressure necessary to discourage thrombus formations. Size: Calf Circumference 17. 5 - 20 inches, Length 14-18 inches. DIRECTIONS: Wear Instructions:
Caution: Do not under any circumstances turn down top of stockings. Do not cover any portion of the knee.
- Insert hand into stocking as far as the heel pocket. Grasp center of heel pocket and turn stocking inside out.
- Carefully position stocking over foot and heel. Center heel in heel pocket.
- Pull stocking up and around ankle and calf, working up to the final position. Top of stocking should be 1 to 2 inches below bottom of knee cap. Smooth out any excess material.
Care Instructions: To preserve life of stockings, launder every three days. Keep the stockings free from substances such as ointments, oils and lanolin which deteriorate elastic. Wash in water temperatures not to exceed 160F (71C). Avoid excessive bleach. Dry in temperatures not to exceed 250F (121C) for no longer than 20 minutes. Remove from dryer promptly. Prolonged heat can reduce the stocking's wear life. WARNINGS: T. E. D. Stocking Contraindications: Stockings may not be recommended for patients with the following. (Ask your physician):
Important: These stockings are only to be worn on the advice of your doctor and for the time period recommended.
- Any leg condition in which stockings would interfere, such as:
- dermatitis (skin problems)
- vein ligation (recent leg surgery)
- recent skin graft
- Severe vascular diseases, such as arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) that cause poor circulation to the leg.
- Massive edema (swelling) of the legs, or pulmonary edema (fluid in the lungs) from congestive heart failure.
- Extreme deformity of the leg.
Shipping Weight : 0.40 lb