A Primer on Lymphedema

A Primer on Lymphedema

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For programs in Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Assistant, Occupational Therapy, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Licensed Massage Therapy, Nursing, Medical Residencies in Vascular Medicine, Urology, Oncology.This enticing, readable, visually informative resource is the first North American text on lymphedema for a wide variety of health professionals. It is a comprehensive resource for both novice and experienced clinicians alike. Readers not only develop in-depth knowledge of the essential roles of the lymphatic system and the management of the symptoms of the abnormal lymphatic system, but sharpen clinical decision-making skills. Additionally, readers are prepared for effective in-service presentations, provider relations meetings, communications with referral sources, intervention plans, and clinical specialization.
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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 177.5 x 232.2 x 6.1mm | 272.16g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130224103
  • 9780130224101

Table of contents

I. UNDERSTANDING LYMPHEDEMA. 1. Anatomy and Physiology of the Lymphatic System with Clinical Implications. 2. Lymphedema. 3. Patient Management. II. INTERVENTION OPTIONS. 4. Complete Decongestive Therapy: A Five-Part Intervention for Lymphedema. 5. Other Intervention Options. III. MANAGEMENT ISSUES. 6. Reimbursement Essentials. 7. Establishing a Practice in Lymphedema Management. 8. Resources for Health Professionals. Index.
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