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Lymphoedema of the upper limb can be an unwelcome side effect of treatment for breast cancer, some skin cancers, as well as having non-cancer-related causes. Treatment focuses on patient self-management, and involves skin care, exercise, lymphatic drainage massage and compression. Lymphoedema is a chronic, life-long condition, and the correct choice of garment will influence treatment outcomes, enhancing concordance and improving quality of life. This article examines how, following recent improvements to the comfort and overall fit of the Haddenham Venex lymphoedema sleeve, patient feedback informed the implementation of further modifications, and how gaining feedback from patients has empowered them to manage and monitor their own condition. By taking ownership for their own care, long-term control of the condition is improved and self-management is enhanced.
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Name: British journal of community nursing
Lymphoedema is a long-term chronic condition that results from lymphatic insufficiency and may cause skin changes, which can cause discomfort and impact patient' quality of life. The four cornerstones...
Haddenham Easywrap has been available since 2016 and since then case studies have been presented to demonstrate the efficacy of the product in clinical practice. The aim of the article is to demonstra...
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The lymphoedema is a chronic disease caused by an insufficiency of lymphatic system. In France, 100 000 persons are disabled by this disease. The most classic form is the "swollen arm" wh...
The treatment of lymphoedema and its associated complications represent a considerable drain on increasingly limited NHS resources. Intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) represents an i...
The purpose of this project is to prove that the Imp™SFB7+ (L-Dex U400) is equivalent to the Imp™ XCA device in assessing Lymphoedema. The Imp™ XCA device is a simple device capable of ...
The treatment of lymphoedema and its associated complications represent a considerable drain on increasingly limited NHS resources. Intermittent pneumatic compression, specifically the Lym...
To demonstrate that ImpediMed L-Dex U400 can be used to assess unilateral Lymphoedema of the leg using the same principles for arms.
Business management of medical and dental practices that may include capital financing, utilization management, and arrangement of capitation agreements with other parties.
The organization and operation of the business aspects of a physician's practice.
Voluntarily-formed groups of healthcare professionals who join for common management services and other benefits such as collective bargaining agreements with reimbursement agents. The physical assets of a practice are controlled by the MSO which also provides billing, collections, and similar services. The practitioner retains control of patient records and management of patient care.
The organization and operation of the business aspects of a dental practice.
The organization and operation of the business aspects of a veterinary practice.
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