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The Resource Lymphedema caregiver's guide : arranging and providing home care, Mary Kathleen Kearse, Elizabeth McMahon, Ann Ehrlich

Lymphedema caregiver's guide : arranging and providing home care, Mary Kathleen Kearse, Elizabeth McMahon, Ann Ehrlich

Label
Lymphedema caregiver's guide : arranging and providing home care
Title
Lymphedema caregiver's guide
Title remainder
arranging and providing home care
Statement of responsibility
Mary Kathleen Kearse, Elizabeth McMahon, Ann Ehrlich
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Caregiver's Guide is the first book to provide detailed instructions for caregivers on all aspects of lymphedema (or lymphoedema) home care including physical care (skin care, simple lymph drainage, compression, exercise, etc.), communications skills and emotional support, and activities of daily living. Caregivers will also learn ways to protect themselves from injury and burnout. Caregiver's Guide outlines a systematic approach to determining the patient's care needs, arranging care, and coordinating multiple caregivers. Trained lymphedema caregivers are in short supply now and we face a 'care gap' in the near future as the number of people needing care increases while the pool of potential family caregivers shrinks. This book is an important first step in the process of providing trained caregivers. This book will help people with lymphedema and their families and friends understand what care is required, locate caregivers and other resources, and navigate the reimbursement maze. This book also covers coordinating multiple caregivers, preparing the home for care, and many other practical topics. Caregivers understand lymphedema, their role in lymphedema care, specific skills for providing physical care and emotional support, and how to manage equipment and supplies for home care. They will also learn ways to protect themselves from physical injury and emotional burnout as caregivers. Lymphedema therapists work more effectively with their patients and the patient's caregivers. Home care planners and administrators understand lymphedema and the special requirements of lymphedema home care. - Publisher
Cataloging source
UUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kearse, Mary Kathleen
Dewey number
  • 649.8
  • 616.42
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC646.3
LC item number
.K43 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
NLM call number
WH 700
NLM item number
K248L 2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McMahon, Elizabeth
  • Ehrlich, Ann
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Caregivers
  • Lymphedema
  • Lymphedema
  • Caregivers
Label
Lymphedema caregiver's guide : arranging and providing home care, Mary Kathleen Kearse, Elizabeth McMahon, Ann Ehrlich
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, online resources and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is lymphedema? -- How is lymphedema treated? -- Skin care -- Taking measurements -- Simple lymph drainage -- Compression bandaging -- Decongestive exercises -- Emotional care and support -- Communicating effectively -- Infant and child care -- Special situations -- Risk reduction -- First aid -- Diet and nutrition -- Managing orders -- Managing supplies -- Managing bandages -- Managing compression garments and aids -- Managing equipment -- Managing medications -- Evaluating care needs -- Finding and paying for care -- Preparing for care -- Body mechanics -- Roles, goals, and relationships -- Emotional demands
Control code
ocn315857305
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 452 pages
Isbn
9780976480679
Lccn
2008938315
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)315857305
Label
Lymphedema caregiver's guide : arranging and providing home care, Mary Kathleen Kearse, Elizabeth McMahon, Ann Ehrlich
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, online resources and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What is lymphedema? -- How is lymphedema treated? -- Skin care -- Taking measurements -- Simple lymph drainage -- Compression bandaging -- Decongestive exercises -- Emotional care and support -- Communicating effectively -- Infant and child care -- Special situations -- Risk reduction -- First aid -- Diet and nutrition -- Managing orders -- Managing supplies -- Managing bandages -- Managing compression garments and aids -- Managing equipment -- Managing medications -- Evaluating care needs -- Finding and paying for care -- Preparing for care -- Body mechanics -- Roles, goals, and relationships -- Emotional demands
Control code
ocn315857305
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 452 pages
Isbn
9780976480679
Lccn
2008938315
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)315857305

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