Peripheral neurovascular observations for acute limb compartment syndrome

RCN consensus guidance

Published: 10/09/2014
Publication code: 004685
ISBN: 978190066836

This publication is under review and will be updated in 2020.

Publication providing guidance for the early detection of acute limb compartment syndrome (ALCS). With close involvement with the British Orthopaedic Association, these guidelines cover the care of adults, children and young people with potential ALCS due to injury or treatment for limb conditions.

Some of our publications are also available in hard copy, but this may entail a small charge. For more information and to order a hard copy please call 0345 772 6100 and select option five. The line is open Monday-Friday (excluding bank holidays) between 10am-4pm.

You can download all electronic publications from the RCN free of charge.

Published by the Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0RN.

© 2016 Royal College of Nursing. This publication in hard copy format may not be lent, resold, hired out or otherwise disposed of by way of trade in any form of binding or cover other than that in which it is published, without the prior consent of the publishers.

For permission to reproduce RCN copyrighted text, please complete our copyright request form.

Page last updated - 04/02/2021