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Author Woods, Mary, 1957-

Title Lymphoedema care / Mary Woods
Published Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishing, 2007


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  616.42 Woo/Lca  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 184 pages : illustrations, ; 25 cm
Contents What is lymphoedema? -- Risk factors for the development of secondary lymphoedema -- Educating the patient at risk of lymphoedema -- Identifying secondary lymphoedema -- A framework for the assessment of a patient with lymphoedema -- Care of the skin -- Movement and exercise -- Lymphatic drainage -- The role of compression therapy in the management of lymphoedema -- Additional treatments used in the management of lymphoedema -- Living with lymphoedema -- Complications of lymphoedema
Summary "This book provides all the necessary knowledge and the skills required to identify risk factors for the development of lymphoedema and to equip the health care professional in providing the best advice to the patient." "As well as examining the physical signs and symptoms of lymphoedema, the book explores the different types of lymphoedema and reasons for its development. It includes a framework for the assessment of the person with lymphoedema, addresses skin care, compression, and the role of exercise and movement in lymphoedema management. It also examines potential complications of the condition and possible effects upon a patient's lifestyle."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Lymphedema.
Lymphedema -- Treatment.
Lymphedema -- therapy.
LC no. 2007020582
ISBN 9781405146289 (paperback: alk. paper)
1405146281 (paperback: alk. paper)