Chapter 11. Living with Lymphoedema

  1. Mary Woods Clinical Nurse Specialist/Head of Lymphoedema Services, MSc. BSc., (Hons) RGN Onc. Cert.

Published Online: 25 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692158.ch11

Lymphoedema Care

Lymphoedema Care

How to Cite

Woods, M. (2007) Living with Lymphoedema, in Lymphoedema Care, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692158.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146289

Online ISBN: 9780470692158

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Keywords:

  • health care;
  • swelling;
  • social reactions;
  • depression;
  • physical imperfections

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning objectives

  • Lymphoedema as a chronic condition

  • The impact of lymphoedema

  • The influence of lymphoedema

  • Adapting to lymphoedema

  • Conclusion

  • References