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    DescriptionThis comprehensive guide with so much good advice will be of much practical value to all who care for lymphedema patients and their difficult problems. --European Journal of Plastic Surgery In this expanded third edition, with more than a dozen new sections and completely updated chapters, Lymphedema Management once again provides a clear and accessible introduction to the circulatory and lymphatic systems, the disturbances that lead to lymphedema and related conditions, and the most effective treatments. Covering key areas from anatomy, physiology, and pathology, to diagnosis, evaluation, hands-on therapeutic interventions, and practice management, this new edition is a complete and essential handbook for lymphedema management. Special features of the third edition: * Addition of editor Steve Norton, one of the pioneers of lymphatic studies in the U.S., and 13 international contributors* Illustrated, step-by-step coverage of complete decongestive therapy (CDT): a highly effective combination of manual lymph drainage, compression therapies, decongestive exercises, and skin care* New sections on genetics and imaging, surgical and pharmaceutical options, compression strategies for wounds and limb paralysis, management of the morbidly obese, truncal and genital lymphedema, cancer rehabilitation, and much more* Expanded coverage of bandaging and taping techniques for the upper and lower extremities, compression garment selection and care, complication management, risk reduction, the role of exercise, and more * New, larger format with up to 400 photographs, anatomical diagrams, and illustrations* A wealth of exercises and self-care tips for patients Ideal for physical therapists, physicians, nurses, other health care professionals, and students who need a full understanding of this complex topic, Lymphedema Management offers the current, evidence-based techniques that are essential for treatment success.


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    Title
    Lymphedema Management: The Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Joachim Zuther, By (author) Steve Norton
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 392
    Width: 198 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 1,247 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783131394835
    ISBN 10: 3131394838
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16960
    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.0
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 04
    LC classification: RM
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BIC subject category V2: MFGM
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 59
    BISAC V2.8: MED027000
    BIC subject category V2: MJG
    BISAC V2.8: MED003060
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: PHYS1500, PHYS5000
    DC22: 616.4/2, 616.42
    LC subject heading: , ,
    DC23: 616.42
    Thema V1.0: MJG, MFGM
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Thieme Publishing Group
    Imprint name
    Thieme Publishing Group
    Publication date
    16 January 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Stuttgart
    Author Information
    Founder and Execuive Director, Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy, Matawan, NJ, US
    Back cover copy
    "This comprehensive guide with so much good advice will be of much practical value to all who care for lymphedema patients and their difficult problems. "--"European Journal of Plastic Surgery" In this expanded third edition, with more than a dozen new sections and completely updated chapters, "Lymphedema Management" once again provides a clear and accessible introduction to the circulatory and lymphatic systems, the disturbances that lead to lymphedema and related conditions, and the most effective treatments. Covering key areas from anatomy, physiology, and pathology, to diagnosis, evaluation, hands-on therapeutic interventions, and practice management, this new edition is a complete and essential handbook for lymphedema management.Special features of the third edition: Addition of editor Steve Norton, one of the pioneers of lymphatic studies in the U.S., and 13 international contributorsIllustrated, step-by-step coverage of complete decongestive therapy (CDT): a highly effective combination of manual lymph drainage, compression therapies, decongestive exercises, and skin care New sections on genetics and imaging, surgical and pharmaceutical options, compression strategies for wounds and limb paralysis, management of the morbidly obese, truncal and genital lymphedema, cancer rehabilitation, and much more Expanded coverage of bandaging and taping techniques for the upper and lower extremities, compression garment selection and care, complication management, risk reduction, the role of exercise, and more New, larger format with up to 400 photographs, anatomical diagrams, and illustrations A wealth of exercises and self-care tips for patientsIdeal for physical therapists, physicians, nurses, other health care professionals, and students who need a full understanding of this complex topic, "Lymphedema Management" offers the current, evidence-based techniques that are essential for treatment success.