Service development and delivery

What’s best for our lymphoedema patients?

In a recent issue of the Journal of Lymphoedema, Nickolaidis and Karlsson (2013) indicated that most of the standard treatments for lymphoedema patients were explored and developed early last century, and suggested that holistic assessment of the individual is critical for good outcomes, but that...

Manual Lymphatic Drainage UK (MLDuk)

MLDUK was formed in 1994 to educate healthcare professionals and the general public about the benefits of manual lymph drainage (MLD) and how it can be used to treat lymphoedema and other conditions. As well as promoting and providing information to better educate MLD therapists, healthcare...

Medical education: a deficiency or a disgrace

Students and clinicians should be able to establish a diagnosis of lymphoedema along with differential diagnoses, and be aware of effective therapeutic interventions. However, it is commonly misdiagnosed. This paper summarises published knowledge on lymphoedema and lymphatic system teaching in...

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