Key Features

  • Explains procedures in a detailed, step-by-step format.
  • Features a helpful chart of lymph node groups and their tributary regions that outlines each lymph node as it pertains to a specific anatomical region.
  • Key information is summarized in the margins, making it easier for readers to review what they've read and focus on important topics.
  • Self-test questions provide an excellent means for readers to assess their comprehension and review key material in the book. These questions are also helpful in preparing for exams.
  • Two-color illustrations help the reader visualize and learn theoretical aspects of this therapy.

Table of Contents

1. Anatomy of the Lymph Vessel System
1.1 The Lymph Vessel System
1.2 Lymph Nodes and Lymphatic Regions
1.3 Important Lymph Node Groups and Their Tributary Regions
2. Interstitial Fluid and Lymph
2.1 Blood and Tissue Fluid Exchange
2.2 Circulation of Protein Molecules
3. Lymph Formation and Lymph Flow: “Physiological Lymph Drainage”
3.1 Lymph Formation
3.2 Lymph Transport
3.3 The Lymphatic System’s Safety Valve Function
4. Lymphatic System Insufficiency
4.1 High Volume Insufficiency or “Dynamic Insufficiency”
4.2 Low Volume Insufficiency or “Mechanical Insufficiency”
4.3 Safety Valve Insufficiency
5. The Effect of Massage Upon Lymph Formation and the Lymphangiomotor Function 5.1 Manual Lymph Drainage and Lymph Formation
5.2 Manual Lymph Drainage and Lymphangiomotor Function
6. Basic Principles of Manual Lymph Drainage
6.1 Massage Strokes
6.2 Performing Manual Lymph Drainage
6.3 Indications and Contraindications of Manual Lymph Drainage
(MLD) and Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT)
6.4 Massage Stroke Sequences for Different Treatment Areas
7. Treatment of Cervical Lymph Nodes and Their Tributary Regions
7.1 Anatomical Foundations
7.2 Treatment of the Neck and Shoulder Areas
7.3 Treatment of the Back of the Head and the Nape of the Neck
7.4 Treatment of the Face
7.5 Oral Cavity Drainage
8. Treatment of Axillary Lymph Nodes and Their Tributary Regions
8.1 Anatomical Foundations
8.2 Treatment of the Breast
8.3 Treatment of the Back
8.4 Treatment of the Arm
9. Treatment of the Large, Deep Lymphatic Trunks
9.1 Anatomica

Details

No. of pages:
120
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Print ISBN:
9780323030649
Electronic ISBN:
9780323070416