Hot of the Press December 2017

We have collated a collection of great articles and material published within the last month. Click on the links below for more including abstracts, main findings full articles to download and videos.

Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology

Prevalence and Risk Factors


  • A high-resolution tape sensor improves the accuracy of applied pressure profiles during lower-leg bandaging – results from a study using a fibre-optic sensing tape (abstract and main findings)

Management Strategies

  • Patient Perceptions of Barriers to Self-Management of Breast Cancer–Related Lymphedema (abstract and main findings)
  • A user-centred approach to developing bWell, a mobile app for arm and shoulder exercises after breast cancer treatment (abstract and main findings)
  • Lymphedema Diagnostic workup and management (abstract and main findings)
  • Managing chronic oedema and wet legs in the community: a service evaluation (abstract and main findings)
  • The effectiveness of a clinical and home-based physical activity program and simple lymphatic drainage in the prevention of breast cancer-related lymphedema: A prospective randomized controlled study (abstract and main findings)