Lecture Overview

Do "flight socks" provide enough compression pressure to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT)? This animated lecture from Associate Professor Geoff Sussman (OAM) discusses phlebitis, DVT and how simple ambulation remains the gold-standard of treatment for this potentially life-threatening condition.


Geoff Sussman

Geoff Sussman holds a position in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science at Monash University and he has been a faculty member of the summer school on wounds at St Anne’s College, Oxford University. He has been involved in wound management for over 30 years in clinical research, clinical practice and teaching, and is the founder of the Wound Foundation of Australia. He was the inaugural Secretary of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies 2000-2004 and the Chairman of the Education Commission of the World Union from 2004 to 2008. He is associate editor of the International Wound Journal, a member of the editorial board of Wound Practice and Research Journal, and is a member of the advisory committee for Post Graduate Wound Care education, including Masters of Wound Care at Monash University. He was awarded an OAM in the Queen's Birthday Honours in 2006 for his work in wound care as a researcher, educator and clinician and in the sports of gymnastics and diving. He was recognised at the 2008 World Wound Healing Congress in Toronto with a lifetime achievement award for his work in wound management.




7 Total Rating(s)

brief but helpful

Ruth Curtis
01 Dec 2018

Very engaging, great information

Jessica Clissold
10 May 2018

Short but helpful

Nikki Goldfinch
17 Apr 2018

v good

alisdair Mackenzie
13 Apr 2018

Interesting and engaging, nice and quick and to the point.

Kelly Bidlake
04 Apr 2018

Engaging presentation.

Nicole Tupek
28 Mar 2018


Michele Selby
20 Mar 2018