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Target audience

  • Community & Practice nurses

  •  Lymphoedema Therapists

  • Allied Health Professional (occupational therapists, Physiotherapists) 

  • Clinicians who treat chronic oedema in their practice

Aims & objectives:

  • To discuss the theoretical components and use of compression therapy in diseases of the lymphatic and venous systems 

  • To highlight the differences between the compression therapies used in clinical practice

  • Increase awareness of why compression therapy is used in chronic oedema 

  • Increase awareness of indications & contra-indications for using compression therapy.

  • To enable the selection of appropriate compression therapy, based on patient assessment.

  • To discuss how treatment should be modified when venous disease symptoms, include chronic oedema