Chapter 12. Complications of 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.ch12

Lymphoedema Care

Lymphoedema Care

How to Cite

Woods, M. (2007) Complications of Lymphoedema, in Lymphoedema Care, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692158.ch12

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:

  • mangement;
  • lymphatic drainage;
  • complications;
  • dexterity;
  • hypertrophic

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning objectives

  • Chronic lymphoedema

  • Compression therapy complications

  • Impaired function

  • Lymphorrhoea

  • Malignant disease

  • Pain

  • Psychological morbidity

  • Breast, genital and truncal oedema

  • Venous complications

  • Conclusion

  • References