Chapter 5. A Framework for the Assessment of a Patient 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.ch5

Lymphoedema Care

Lymphoedema Care

How to Cite

Woods, M. (2007) A Framework for the Assessment of a Patient with Lymphoedema, in Lymphoedema Care, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692158.ch5

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:

  • principle;
  • interventions;
  • psychological;
  • swelling;
  • aesthetic knowledge

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning objectives

  • Principles of assessment

  • Principles of assessment applied to patients with lymphoedema

  • The role of the health-care professional in assessment

  • Conclusion

  • References