Audit of skin changes present in referrals to a specialist lymphoedema service.

@article{Todd2017AuditOS,
  title={Audit of skin changes present in referrals to a specialist lymphoedema service.},
  author={Marie Todd and Margaret Key and Margaret Fitzgerald Rice and Michelle Salmon},
  journal={British journal of community nursing},
  year={2017},
  volume={22 Suppl 5 Sup5},
  pages={S42-S47}
}
An audit of 100 new patients attending a specialist lymphoedema clinic revealed 52% presented with chronic oedema. More than half (58%) of the chronic oedema group presented with skin changes whereas 14% of those with lipoedema, 4% with lymphoedema of the arm, and 8% with lymphoedema of the leg developed skin changes. None of the primary lymphoedema group… CONTINUE READING