Our interest is swelling: a collaborative venture to establish the world's first free public screening for lymphoedema

Jennifer Donovan, Catherine Hawes, Sally Borbasi, Y Chapman, Neil Piller, N O'Brien, Charlotte de Crespigny

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    Abstract

    This article describes the collaborative processes involved in the implementation of a free public health screening program for people at risk of lymphoedema following the removal of lymph nodes during surgery to control breast, prostate and other cancers, or injury. The planning phase of the program is described with emphasis on the need to secure a well situated venue, the commitment of a cohort of key health professionals, service club and lay volunteers, and the need to. carefully target and publicise the event widely. The implementation phase requires careful consideration of the physical layout of the event, the direction ...
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)i-iv
    Number of pages4
    JournalCollegian
    Volume9
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2002

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