Lymphoedema: Breaking the swollen cycle
Three ALA Members; Helen Mackie MB BS, FFARM; Deborah Geyer MB BS, FRACGP, DCH and Susan Hodson MB BS, FRACGP, DRANZCOG wrote a peer review feature for Medicine Today.
Lymphoedema can have a significant impact on a patient’s physical, psychological, social and financial wellbeing. Its early detection and appropriate management are pivotal in reducing the unnecessary suffering of affected patients.
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The Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA) is committed to promoting the development of lymphology in Australasia. The Association will strive to improve the management of those with, or at risk of developing lymphoedema and enhance communication between health professionals, educators, relevant authorities and government in regard to oedemas and lymphoedema.