The level of awareness and the attitude of patients recommended for use of compression stockings in Turkish society, and investigation of the factors affecting their use


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MANDUZ Ş., ADA F., Ada Y.

PATIENT PREFERENCE AND ADHERENCE, vol.12, pp.399-406, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.2147/ppa.s157344
  • Journal Name: PATIENT PREFERENCE AND ADHERENCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.399-406
  • Sivas Cumhuriyet University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study was to reveal the treatment outlook, usage habits, and factors affecting these habits, in addition to providing suggestions for solutions for patients who are frequently recommended the use of compression stockings as treatment for conditions such as chronic venous insufficiency, deep vein thrombosis, lymphedema, and pregnancy.