Lymphedema: Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 1 by Lawrence L Tretbar, Cheryl L. Morgan, Byung-Boong Lee, Simon J. Simonian | | 9781846285486 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Lymphedema: Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 1

Lymphedema: Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 1

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by Lawrence L Tretbar, Cheryl L. Morgan, Byung-Boong Lee, Simon J. Simonian
     
 

ISBN-10: 1846285488

ISBN-13: 9781846285486

Pub. Date: 11/30/2007

Publisher: Springer London

A comprehensive and evidence-based introduction to the sometimes neglected area of lymphology, this book is directed at the interdisciplinary field of health professionals who come into contact with lymphedema, to raise awareness about its diagnosis and treatment. The book describes the unique anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system, and the intimate

Overview

A comprehensive and evidence-based introduction to the sometimes neglected area of lymphology, this book is directed at the interdisciplinary field of health professionals who come into contact with lymphedema, to raise awareness about its diagnosis and treatment. The book describes the unique anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system, and the intimate relationship it shares with the venous system. It explores the differential diagnosis of swollen limbs, outlining the common problems which face the health care professional. The necessity of history taking, physical examination and laboratory studies are noted, and treatment methods are described in depth as a combination of medical summary, psychosocial guidance and quality of life concerns. Featuring many color illustrations and contributions from leading experts in the field, this book is a concise overview to the complex medical problem, outlining improved evaluation techniques and new definitive treatment options. Lymphedema will appeal to hospital docotors, trainees and nursing staff, as well as surgeons and physical therapists. Written for: Medical and Surgical Oncologists, Physical and Occupational Therapists, Primary Care Physicians, Cancer survivors, Lymphedema and Cancer support groups

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781846285486
Publisher:
Springer London
Publication date:
11/30/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
74
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system.- Differential diagnosis of the swollen leg/arm.- Treatment of lymphedema.- Evaluation and treatment of lympho/venous disease.- Quality of life and other human concerns.- Case studies.

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Lymphedema: Diagnosis and Treatment 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A perfect addition to my library - every physician should have this. The authors should be commended on thier comprehensive review of a complicated condition.