Description

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.

Table of Contents

1 Anatomy
2 Physiology
3 Pathology
4 Complete Decongestive Therapy
5 Treatment
6 Administration
Sample Forms and Templates
Appendix
Glossary
Index

More Details about Lymphedema Management: The Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners 2nd Edition

General Information  
Author(s)Joachim Ernst Zuther
PublisherThieme Medical Publishers
ISBN9783131394828
Pages296
BindingHard Cover
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2013