Sequential Compression Devices (SCD). I googled it.

We usually just call them the leg thingies.

 

From: UVM Flownet [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Matthew Smith
Sent: Friday, October 12, 2012 10:29 AM
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Subject: Re: SCD's on a patient with calf clot

 

also known as  venodyne cuffs, basically a fancy blood pressure cuff that covers the entire calf and periodically squeezes to reduce the risk of DVT in non active patients, come to think of it I have no idea what SCD stands for, maybe "squeezy calf device"?

On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 7:26 AM, Luz Guzman Restrepo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

SCD=?

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On Oct 12, 2012, at 8:02 AM, Nancy Williams <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

There may be bi right answer but that was a darn good one. Thanks

 

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