Using massage in the relief of lymphoedema

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    Abstract

    Lymphoedema of the arm is a complication of treatment for breast cancer. The condition often causes discomfort, reduced movement and changes in body image. Massage is one of the cornerstones of treatment. Aromatherapy massage is relaxing, increases patient comfort and promotes a therapeutic relationship between nurse and patient.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)230-232
    Number of pages3
    JournalProfessional nurse
    Volume11
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 1996

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    Lymphedema
    Massage
    Aromatherapy
    Nurse-Patient Relations
    Body Image
    Therapeutics
    Breast Neoplasms

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    In: Professional nurse, Vol. 11, No. 4, 1996, p. 230-232.

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