What is Lymphoedema?
- Liz to review content, change some wording, talk about transient and /or stages of lymphoedema.
Who develops oedema including lymphoedema?
- Liz to add breast cancer-related lymphoedema,gyne surgery, prostate, head and neck surgery DVT here + breast lymphoedema + lymphoedema of other structures to do with treatment and surgery
What are the signs and symptoms?
- Liz to review content
- Liz to add content
Lymphoedema Prevention Strategies
- Early intervention, pre- and post-op monitoring
Early Intervention Strategies
- early donning of garments, laser and massage
Management of other 'complications' associated with cancer treatments
- Include seroma, infection and breast oedema/lymphoedema, post-mastectomy pain syndrome, cellulitis