Wound EssentialsWound Essentials 7(2): The causes, presentation and management of chronic oedema

Wound Essentials 7(2): The causes, presentation and management of chronic oedema

Education, Service delivery | Pauline Beldon

Oedema is the swelling of tissues due to excess extracellular fluid in the body, usually caused by a disturbance in the lymphatic circulation. This article looks at the multidisciplinary approach needed to combat this trying condition.