Head and Neck Lymphedema: Evaluation and Treatment
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Head and neck lymphedema is too often under-recognized and inadequately managed. This session discusses the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system; examines the etiologies behind head and neck lymphedema following head and neck cancer treatment; and explains strategies for identifying, evaluating, and treating patients with head and neck lymphedema.
This course is a recorded session from the 2019 online conference “Cancer Care: Enhancing Communication, Swallowing, and Quality of Life.”
You will be able to:
- identify head and neck lymphedema
- implement a basic evaluation for head and neck lymphedema
- determine the best referral patterns for helping patients with head and neck lymphedema
You'll get online access to all the course content,
including the full video, handouts, and references so you can access it from
Self-assessment—Think about what you
learned and report on the Completion Form how you will use your new
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