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Lymphedema Management : Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners :  4th Edition - Joachim Ernst Zuther

Lymphedema Management

Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners : 4th Edition

Hardcover Published: 13th December 2017
ISBN: 9781626234338
Number Of Pages: 600

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This essential guide encompasses the core principles of Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy for a wide range of pathologies across the age continuum. Key elements from the prior edition are incorporated, such as color-coded sections for anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. Advances in the field are reflected in expanded chapters and efficacy meta-analyses, updates on genetics, refinements in manual compression, and new insights on fat disorders and edema.

Book features in 4th edition

  • More than 140 new color images, over 30 new tables, and updated ICD-10 codes
  • Expanded discussion of lipedema and related conditions such as Dercum's and Madelung's diseases
  • Surgical approaches such as vascularized lymph node transfer, anastomosis and bypass techniques, suction assisted protein lipectomy, and combined and staged lymphedema operations
  • Wound care options for edema and advanced venous disease
  • Integration of conventional therapies and techniques in collaboration with surgeons who perform specialized lymphatic procedures
  • Tips and guidance for growing numbers of home care focused practitioners who encounter lymphedema and related edemas in patients
  • Management of garments including fit, functionality, and patient independence
  • Rare pediatric syndromes and adaption of CDT for children
  • Expanded discussion of sequential intermittent pneumatic compression including contraindications and usages in lymphedema management

This is a must-have resource on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of lymphedema and lymphatic insufficiency. Its unique practicality will enable educators to teach techniques and clinicians to adeptly incorporate a wide range of treatment strategies into practice.

ISBN: 9781626234338
ISBN-10: 1626234337
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 600
Published: 13th December 2017
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 18.42  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.43
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: New edition

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