Date Presented 03/26/20

The lymphatics’ role in edema has been reported. It is unclear how this evidence translates into hand-therapy practice. Survey research explored edema education and management. Frequencies were examined using ChiSquare and Fisher’s Exact tests. Most OTs received edema education outside of academic programs, through on-the-job training, or through continuing education. OT educators can support bringing this knowledge into academic programs to help bridge science and clinical practice.

Primary Author and Speaker: Victoria Priganc

Additional Authors and Speakers: Jacqueline Walter, Sandra Sublett

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