For Professionals

 Guides for Management in General Practice

The following links offer useful information for managing lymphoedema in general practice.

Overviews (brief):

Lymphoedema guide for diagnosis and management in general practice. General Practice Victoria in association with key stakeholders and Department of Human Services, Victoria, 2011

Management of Secondary Lymphoedema – A Guide for Health Professionals. National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, 2008 

BMJ Best Practice

BMJ Step by step

Comprehensive overview:

Best Practice for the Management of Lymphoedema- International Consensus

Guidelines for the use of Diagnosis, Assessment and Management of Lymphoedema. Clinical Resource Efficiency Support Team, Ireland, 2008

The diagnosis and treatment of peripheral lymphedema. International Society of Lymphology, 2013. 

Management of cellulitis in lymphoedema. Australasian Lymphology Association, Helen Mackie & Yvonne Zwar, 2012.

Patient Information Pamphlets to order