Linfedema (lymphedema): Una Guía De Prevención Y Sanación Para Pacientes Con Cáncer De Mama (a Breast Cancer Patient's Guid by Jeannie BurtLinfedema (lymphedema): Una Guía De Prevención Y Sanación Para Pacientes Con Cáncer De Mama (a Breast Cancer Patient's Guid by Jeannie Burt

Linfedema (lymphedema): Una Guía De Prevención Y Sanación Para Pacientes Con Cáncer De Mama (a…

byJeannie Burt, Gwen WhiteTranslated byDominique Reynolds Diaz

Hardcover | April 9, 2013 | Spanish

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This vital information for any woman who has had breast cancer surgery is now available in a Spanish edition!

If you have been treated for breast cancer, you need to be aware of your risk for lymphedema. About 25 percent of breast cancer surgery patients experience lymphedema — a disfiguring, painful swelling, most frequently of the arm. Lymphedema can occur with anyone whose lymphatic system is compromised so that it can be overloaded to the point that swelling begins. Many doctors suggest that little can be done for the condition — if they mention it at all. But help is available in this book.

Complete with more than 50 illustrations, Linfedema also tells the encouraging stories of women who have dealt with lymphedema successfully using the methods described in the book.

Linfedema describes the many options women have for preventing and treating lymphedema. It emphasizes active self-help and provides extensive information on:
preventing lymphedema
reducing lymphedema through professional therapy
reducing lymphedema through exercise and self-massage
selecting and using wraps and compression garments
eating right to manage lymphedema
finding emotional support
locating resources for additional help

Jeannie Burt, a former lymphedema sufferer, has led an exercise program for women with the condition. A human resources consultant, she is the author of several previously published works of nonfiction. She lives in Portland, Oregon.Gwen White has been a practicing physical therapist for 30 years, and specializes in the treatment of wo...
Title:Linfedema (lymphedema): Una Guía De Prevención Y Sanación Para Pacientes Con Cáncer De Mama (a…Format:HardcoverDimensions:244 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.98 inPublished:April 9, 2013Publisher:Turner Publishing CompanyLanguage:Spanish

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ISBN - 10:163026671X

ISBN - 13:9781630266714

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