TITLE

Impact of the Type of Compression Materials on Manual Dexterity of Patients with Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema (BCRL)

AUTHOR(S)
SUNG-JOONG KIM
PUB. DATE
November 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Physical Therapy Science;Nov2012, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p969
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which examines the influence of the type of compression garment and bandages on the manual dexterity of breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL) patients. The study evaluates the grip strength and manual dexterity of BCRL patients, who are in no compression, in garment condition, and bandage condition. Result shows reduction of performance abilities upon increase of thickness of the compression materials used.
ACCESSION #
85656494

 

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