Hillcrest COVID-19 Call Center
Hillcrest HealthCare System has an established COVID-19 Call Center. Operators are available Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer patient questions, provide support and connect them to a provider. The Call Center line is 918-574-0920.

(918) 294-4000

October 2014

When should you wear TED hose or compression socks?

When patients hear the terms TED hose, or Thrombo-Embolic Deterrent Hose, and compression socks, they may think the two are interchangeable. They are in fact, two different types of compression garments for two different types of patients. In general, patients are prescribed one of the two for the treatment of various conditions, of which the most common are edema (fluid retention) and DVT (Deep Vein Thromboses, or blood clots). Having the right compression garment for the right condition can not only expedite healing, but also help to keep the patient safe.