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SMASAC Short Life Working Group on Lymphoedema - Lymphoedema Care in Scotland, Achieving Equity and Quality

SMASAC Short Life Working Group on Lymphoedema - Lymphoedema Care in Scotland, Achieving Equity and Quality

Friday, November 22, 2013

ISBN: 9781784120542

A Scottish Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee Report. Providing information on the nature and extent of Lymphoedema. Making recommendations for Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate, Health Boards, NHS Education Scotland and Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Executive Summary

In this Scottish Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee (SMASAC) report information is provided on the nature and extent of the problem, diagnosis and management (including supported self management). It goes on to make a number of recommendations for SGHSCD, territorial Health Boards, NHS Education Scotland and Healthcare Improvement Scotland which it is believed will help improve both equity and quality of care for patients with this condition. It has focused on using whatever evidence is available and highlight areas where further research is needed.