Cardinal Health Standard Waist Length Anti-Embolism Stocking

Cardinal Health Standard Waist Length Anti-Embolism Stocking

Brand/Manufacturer: CARDINAL HEALTH
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Cardinal Health Standard Waist Length Anti-Embolism Stocking provides compression on all parts of the leg where venous blood is likely to pool, helping reduce the risk of thromboembolism formation in surgical, geriatric, phlebitic or bedridden patients, pregnant women and patients with varicose veins or chronic venous insufficiency. The lightweight, durable knit fabric stretches two ways for easier application and a cool, comfortable fit.

Item # Desc Pkg Reward Price
23640-760 X-large, Regular Pair $1.52
23640-760 X-large, Regular 6 Pair/Case $8.56
23640-730 Small, Regular 6 Pair/Case $8.56
23640-735 Small, Long 6 Pair/Case $8.56
23640-745 Medium, Long 6 Pair/Case $8.56


  • Cardinal Health Standard Waist Length Anti-Embolism Stocking is used when venous return from the lower extremities is likely to be impaired, as in the following cases:
    - Surgical patients
    - Geriatric and bedfast patients
    - Patients recovering from phlebitis
    - Pregnancy
    - Chronic venous insufficiency
    - Varicose veins
    - Edema secondary to cast removal
  • Sheer ankle crest and oversized heel pouch:
    - Reduces potential for skin shearing or abrasion
    - Provides added room for comfort
  • Two-way stretch fabric:
    - Provides vertical and horizontal stretch
    - Eases application
    - Conforms to shape of leg for comfortable fit
  • Top-view inspection port:
    - Eases access to patients toes and feet
    - Enhances patient comfort
    - Facilitates ambulation
  • No-bind stretch top:
    - No binding or pinching
    - Clean appearance and design
  • Standard line is designed to simplify the care process, while providing patient comfort and cost-effectiveness

More Information

  • Contraindications: Antiembolism stockings are not recommended for patients with the following conditions:
    - Severe arteriosclerosis or other severe ischemic vascular disorders, including absence of pedal pulses
    - Local skin disorders, such as open ulcerations, infections or fresh surgical wounds
    - Massive peripheral edema associated with pulmonary edema
    - Severely deformed extremity
  • How to fit and apply the stockings:
    - Measure calf circumference to determine size
    - Measure distance from bend of knee to bottom of heel to determine length
  • To apply stockings:
    - Gather length of stocking down to heel pocket
    - Stretch stocking open and fit over foot and heel
    - Depending on length, draw stocking evenly over ankle or calf to full length. Do not turn down top of stocking
    - Smooth out excess material with palms of hands
    - Eliminate any wrinkles in foot area by grasping toe section and pulling forward
    - A top view port allows inspection of toes without removing the stocking
  • Caution:
    - Federal (USA) law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician


Waist LengthSmallMediumLargeX-Large
Calf10" to 12"12" to 15"15" to 17"17" to 19"
Thigh20" to 25"20" to 25"20" to 25"25" to 32"
Length29" to 33"29" to 33"29" to 33"29" to 33"
Calf10" to 12"12" to 15"15" to 17"17" to 19"
Thigh20" to 25"20" to 25"20" to 25"25" to 32"
Length33" to 36"33" to 36"33" to 36"33" to 36"

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