Lymphedema Management by the Therapists
This chapter is aimed at introducing the crucial contribution of nurses and hands-on therapists in recognition of the need, development, standardization, provision of care, and patient advocacy for chronic lymphedema.
KeywordsPatient Advocacy Breast Center Chronic Lymphedema Lymphedema Treatment Effective Treatment Protocol
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