Silent Waves: The Theory and Practice of Lymph Drainage Therapy, 2nd Edition

Silent Waves: The Theory and Practice of Lymph Drainage Therapy, 2nd Edition

by Bruno Chikly, M.D., D.O. (hon.) —

The book creates a foundation of information to give the reader an understanding of the lymphatic system from a scientific and technical point of view by providing a solid basis of knowledge for entering this field of work.

The book creates a foundation of information to give the reader an understanding of the lymphatic system from a scientific and technical point of view by providing a solid basis of knowledge for entering this field of work.

Chikly presents a comprehensive examination of the lymphatic system and lymphedema management, including detailed descriptions of lymphatic anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, backed by nearly 300 illustrations and photos, and more than 50 pages of medical references.

Used for undergraduate, as well as professional-level studies, topics covered in the textbook include: the history and physiology of the lymphatic system, indications, contraindications and precautions of LDT, the cardiovascular system and blood proteins, the immune system and the primary and secondary lymphoid organs, lymphedema and its management, evaluation and documentation of lymphedema.

The book’s design is ideal both for straight-through reading and for focusing on a reader’s particular interests (practitioner or lymphedema patient).

The book creates a foundation of information to give the reader an understanding of the lymphatic system from a scientific and technical point of view by providing a solid basis of knowledge for entering this field of work.

 

$75 hardcover— I.H.H. Publishing, 28607 N. 152nd St., Scottsdale, AZ 85262-6939.

Reprinted from AzNetNews, Volume 24, Number 3, June/July 2005.

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