Managing Lymphedema

Managing Lymphedema

Managing Upper Limb Lymphedema with use of a Combined Arm Sleeve Compression Garment

A 2017 article published in the British Journal of Community Nursing Vol 22 No 10 is available here.

Lymphedema: from Diagnosis to Treatment

An article published in 2017 containing information on how to detect lymphedema and finding the right treatment option for each individuals needs. Access here.

Current Treatments for Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema: A Systematic Review

A systematic review or meta-analysis of treatments for breast cancer related lymphedema can be accessed here.

Compression Garments for managing lymphedema

Article written by Robyn Scheer on compression garments and their use as a way to manage lymphedema Article here.

"Lymphatic Medicine: Paradoxically and Unnecessarily Ignored"

An editorial authored by Dr. Stanley G. Rockson, MD, in Lymphatic Research and Biology, 2017, can be found here.

Canadian Lymphedema Framework

Hints and tips posted on the CLF website

www.canadalymph.ca/hints-and-tips

Khan Academy

Video on the physiology of the lymphatic system

www.khanacademy.org/science/health-and-medicine/human-anatomy-and-physiology/lymphatics/v/why-do-we-need-a-lymphatic-system

Canadian Health and Family

Canadian Health and Family produced a video in which Dr. Anna Towers educates about lymphedema and some effective treatments that reduce the abnormal accumulation of lymphatic fluid such as compression therapy.

www.healthandfamily.ca/show/understanding-lymphedema-for-the-cancer-patient

Lymphedema - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

A YouTube video produced by osmosis.org that discusses all of the lymphedema-related topics listed.

https://youtu.be/5Vw91mIKYjU

Lymphedema Care and Management in Canada

An article published in the Journal of Lymphoedema in 2011 that can be found here.

General Lymphedema Information from the (USA) National Cancer Institute

Patient version

Professional version

Lymphedema FAQs from the Lymphatic Education & Research Network

FAQs

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