What is Sequential Compression Device SCD?

Category: Equipment

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Sequential Compression Devices, or SCD’s, (also known as Lymphodema pumps) are designed to limit the development of deep vein thrombosis, embolisms, and peripheral edema in immobile patients.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
1
Mild
13
None
0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sequential Compression Device SCD

Side effect Patients
Bruising of legs 1
Cramps in legs 1
Pain from knees to feet 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Sequential Compression Device SCD

Dosage Patients
2 hr twice daily 1
daily 1

Duration

Currently using Sequential Compression Device SCD

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 15
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 2
Somewhat hard to take 7
A little hard to take 6
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Sequential Compression Device SCD.