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Rich A
British journal of community nursing. Date of publication 2007 Apr 1;volume 12(4):S6-9.
1. Br J Community Nurs. 2007 Apr;12(4):S6-9. How to care for uncomplicated skin and keep it free of complications. Rich A(1). Author information: (1)Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. anna.rich@nuh.nhs.uk Many of the skin problems associated with lymphoedema and other chronic oedemas can be reduced or even prevented with appropriate and effective skin care. In particular, the use of emollients to maintain skin condition and integrity can reduce the frequency and severity of cellulitic episodes. This article describes best practice in the care of the skin in cases of uncomplicated lymphoedema. DOI: 10.12968/bjcn.2007.12.Sup2.23259 PMID: 17505349 [Indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lymphedema - Treatment and Emerging Strategies for Prevention