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Wearing elastic compression stockings during long-haul flights prevented the development of deep venous thrombosis
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    Wearing elasticated stockings on long haul flights

    Dear Editor

    I found this article interesting on the debate whether the benfit of wearing elasticated stockings on long haul flights were useful in prevention of DVT's in passengers. As you questioned the small amount used in the study were not significant therefore inconclusive on recommendations.

    I was wondering how the staff, namely the pilots cope who make more regular long haul flights than the passeng...

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