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Author Woods, Mary Elizabeth

Title Lymphoedema Care
Published Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2008


Description 1 online resource (200 pages)
Contents Lymphoedema Care; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 What is Lymphoedema?; Chapter 2 Risk Factors for the Development of Secondary Lymphoedema; Chapter 3 Educating the Patient at Risk of Lymphoedema; Chapter 4 Identifying Secondary Lymphoedema; Chapter 5 A Framework for the Assessment of a Patient with Lymphoedema; Chapter 6 Care of the Skin; Chapter 7 Movement and Exercise; Chapter 8 Lymphatic Drainage; Chapter 9 The Role of Compression Therapy in the Management of Lymphoedema; Chapter 10 Additional Treatments Used in the Management of Lymphoedema
Chapter 11 Living with LymphoedemaChapter 12 Complications of Lymphoedema; Glossary of Terms; Useful Addresses and Websites; Further Reading; Index
Summary Lymphoedema is managed most successfully when advice and treatment are provided at an early stage of its development. This book provides all the necessary knowledge and the skills required to identify risk factors for the development of the disease 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
Notes Print version record
Subject Lymphedema.
Lymphedema -- Treatment
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780470691434