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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | April 2007

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Managing arm lymphoedema due to advanced cancer

Managing arm lymphoedema due to advanced cancer
Cancer

Pages: 24 - 30

Article topics: Advanced cancer, Arm lymphoedema, Lymphoedema, Lymphoedema bandaging, Palliative bandaging

Anne Williams overviews the factors that contribute to arm swelling and focuses on the use of modified lymphoedema bandaging techniques (often referred to as palliative bandaging) for patients with arm lymphoedema in advanced cancer.
Anne F Williams RN, MSc, DN, DipNursEd, Cert in Cancer Nursing
Cancer Nursing Research Fellow/Lymphoedema Nurse Specialist, Napier University, Edinburgh/NHS Lothian School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care
Article accepted for publication: February 2007