Lee, Byung-Boong, Bergan, John, Rockson, Stanley G. (Eds.)
2011, XXI, 599 p. 176 illus., 126 illus. in color.
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30 authors selected upon internationally known clinicians in this field
The grading of the recommendations depending on the evidence base provides users with a thorough grounding in the diagnostic tests and treatments
Recognises the synergies between lymphologists and phlebologists in treating this particular disease Exclusively reports on the findings of the IUP Consensus panel 2009
Lymphedema: A Concise Compendium of Theory and Practice brings into one volume the most important sources of information to guide the evaluation and treatment of patients with lymphedema. The management of chronic lymphedema continues to challenge both patients and treating physicians worldwide. In the past decades, however, substantial progress has been achieved for both diagnosis and therapy of these disabling conditions. With increasing attention to the quality of life, this debilitating life-long disease is receiving more attention not only by lymphedema specialists, but also by clinicians across the spectrum of health care delivery. Lymphedema: A Concise Compendium of Theory and Practice provides clear, concise background and recommendations in an easy-to-use format. It is a valuable reference tool for clinical practitioners (physicians/nurse practioners/technicians) who wish to deliver state-of-the-art health care to their patients with lymphatic and venous disorders.