Now in its second edition, this comprehensive textbook discusses current approaches to managing primary and secondary lymphedema and related conditions, such as chronic venous insufficiency, edema, and rheumatoid arthritis. It provides thorough coverage of the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the lymphatic system, and explains everything you need to know about Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique), Complete Decongestive Therapy, and other treatment modalities. The authors also provide practical tips on patient self-care, bandaging techniques, and exercises, and give valuable recommendations for administrative and business issues Highlights of the second edition:New sections on Axillary Web Syndrome, Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome, and Parkes Weber Syndrome Expanded coverage of the circulatory and lymphatic systems, lipedema, and important considerations for treatmentsUp-to-date information on the care of wounds and skin lesionsPhysicians, therapists, nurses, and students who wish to gain full understanding of this complex topic and maximize treatment success will greatly benefit from the wealth of hands-on information and helpful illustrations provided in the book.
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Titolo: Lymphedema Management - The Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners
Edizione: III 2013
Finitura: Copertina rigida
Misure: 17x24 cm