Toe bandaging to prevent and manage oedema

Nurs Times. 2007 Oct 23-29;103(43):44, 47.


Toe oedema is more commonly associated with lymphoedema but is frequently seen in patients with venous hypertension. In the long-term it leads to toe deformity and it is essential that the problem is managed. Brenda King outlines how to apply toe bandages and the long-term management once the problem is resolved.

MeSH terms

  • Bandages* / adverse effects
  • Edema / prevention & control*
  • Humans
  • Hypertension / physiopathology
  • Lymphedema / prevention & control*
  • Toes / injuries*