Understanding the management of lymphoedema for patients with advanced disease.

@article{Honnor2009UnderstandingTM,
  title={Understanding the management of lymphoedema for patients with advanced disease.},
  author={Amanda Honnor},
  journal={International journal of palliative nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={162, 164, 166-9}
}
  • Amanda Honnor
  • Published 2009 in International journal of palliative nursing
The problems associated with lymphoedema can be devastating, particularly for patients with lymphoedema and advanced disease. All lymphoedema treatment is palliative in nature as the underlying condition is incurable; however, much can be done to relieve the symptoms associated with the oedema. It is important to remember that the burden of treatment on the patient should not exceed the benefit gained and, therefore, treatment may have to be adapted and modified to suit patients individual… CONTINUE READING

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EdemaIs related toLymphedema
All lymphoedema treatment is palliative in nature as the underlying condition is incurable ; however , much can be done to relieve the symptoms associated with the oedema .
EdemaNo subtypeLymphedema
All lymphoedema treatment is palliative in nature as the underlying condition is incurable ; however , much can be done to relieve the symptoms associated with the oedema .
EdemaNo subtypeLymphedema
All lymphoedema treatment is palliative in nature as the underlying condition is incurable ; however , much can be done to relieve the symptoms associated with the oedema .
LymphedemaNo subtypeEdema
All lymphoedema treatment is palliative in nature as the underlying condition is incurable ; however , much can be done to relieve the symptoms associated with the oedema .
All lymphoedema treatment is palliative in nature as the underlying condition is incurable ; however , much can be done to relieve the symptoms associated with the oedema .
LymphedemaNo subtypeEdema
All lymphoedema treatment is palliative in nature as the underlying condition is incurable ; however , much can be done to relieve the symptoms associated with the oedema .
LymphedemaIs related toEdema
All lymphoedema treatment is palliative in nature as the underlying condition is incurable ; however , much can be done to relieve the symptoms associated with the oedema .
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