Management of Chronic Oedema and Lymphoedema

Management of chronic oedema consists of identifying and eliminating risk factors where possible e.g. prolonged dependency, obesity, sedentary lifestyle. A combination of preventative and active therapy includes compression, skin care, exercise, healthy lifestyle....

Palliative Lymphoedema/Oedema

Oedema is a common feature in many long term-conditions including: Advanced cancer Chronic Heart Failure Advance neurological and liver disease End stage renal disease End stage chronic respiratory disease HIV/Aids Causes of oedema can be multi-factorial in this...

Compression Bandaging

Compression bandaging for chronic oedema/lymphoedema in the community is adapted slightly from the multi-layered bandaging that would be done in a specialist clinic but can still be very useful. The two short film clips below were designed as a reminder to support...