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Title Lymphoedema / edited by Robert Twycross, Karen Jenns and Jacquelyne Todd ; foreword by Terence Ryan
Published Ascot Vale, Vic. : Ausmed Publications, 2003


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  616.42 Twy/Lym  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 377 pages 1 unnumbered folded leaf of plates : illustrations (2 color) ; 23 cm
Contents Ch.1 The paient's perspective / Madeleine Robertson Squire -- Ch.2 How does tissue swelling occur? The physiology and pathophysiology of interstitial fluid formation / Anthony Stanton -- Ch.3 Classification of lymphoedema / Vaughan Keeley -- Ch.4 Clinical features of lymphoedema / Vaughan Keeley -- Ch.5 Pain in lymphoedema / Robert Twycross -- Ch.6 Psychosocial aspects of lymphoedema / Mary Woods -- Ch.7 Management strategies / Karen Jenns -- Ch.8 Skin management in lymphoedema / Nina Linnitt -- Ch.9 Acute inflammatory episodes / Peter Mortimer -- Ch.10 Exercise and lymphoedema / Karen Hughes -- Ch.11 Containment in the management of lymphoedema / Jacquelyne Todd -- Ch.12 Manual lymphatic drainage / Albert Leduc and Oliver Leduc -- Ch.13 Simple lymphatic drainage / Sarah Bellhouse -- Ch.14 Pneumatic compression therapy / Tracey Bray and Justine Barrett -- Ch.15 Drug treatment for lymphoedema / Robert Twycross -- Ch.16 NOVEL TREATMENTS : Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation / Alexander Waller and Michaela Bercovitch - Low level LASER therapy / Robert Twycross -- Ch.17 Surgery and lymphoedema / Tom Carrell and Kevin Burnand -- Ch.18 Lymphoedema in childhood / Sahar Mansour and Michael Sharland -- Ch.19 Lymphoedema of the head and neck / Simon Withey, Paul Pracy and Peter Rhys-Evans -- Ch.20 Breast lymphoedema / Marilyn Kirshbaum -- Ch.21 Male genital lymphoedema / Neil Haldar and David Cranston -- Ch.22 Oedema in advanced cancer / Vaughan Keeley -- Ch.23 Lymphoedema in cancer : an Indian perspective / MR Rajagopal
Summary Contains contributions from experts in medicine, nursing, physiotherapy and a range of other disciplines, together with valuable insights from those who suffer from the disease
Bibliography Includes bibliography and index
Subject Lymphedema -- Treatment.
Lymphoedema therapy
Blood circulation disorders.
Lymphedema -- therapy.
Author Twycross, Robert G.
Jenns, Karen.
Todd, Jacquelyne.
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