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Lymph Notes

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Date of initial review:

17 Jul 2003

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valid until Aug 2017

Date of last visit:

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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

All website contents are original to Lymph Notes and written by our staff, unless otherwise credited or signed.
Articles and stories were initially developed by a team that included:
Ann Ehrlich, whose “day job” is a professional medical writer, has a very personal interest in lymphedema, which she developed following a mastectomy. Ann is a coauthor of Living Well With Lymphedema, Voices of Lymphedema, and Lymphedema Caregiver’s Guide.
Alma Harrewijn, PT, CLT-LANA has been with the team since the beginning of LymphNotes.com. She provides valuable support, technical advice, and insights. In addition to her other professional accomplishments, Alma is a coauthor of Living Well With Lymphedema and a contributor to the Dutch lymphedema journal O2 (formerly Oedeminus).
Chuck Ehrlich, coauthor of Lymphedema and Lipedema Nutrition Guide, is responsible for website content (author, webmaster, and editor) as well as book publishing. Chuck has been involved in lymphedema research and medical writing since 2005. His background includes teaching, consulting, engineering, business, and bio-entrepreneurship. He received his MS from Case Western Reserve University and his MBA from the University of San Francisco.
Lymph Notes welcomes suggestions and volunteers. If you are interested in helping, please Contact Us.
Editorial Advisory Board
The Lymph Notes Editorial Advisory Board includes:
Elizabeth McMahon, PhD is a clinical psychologist with more than 30 years of experience helping patients, many with chronic medical conditions, cope with anxiety or depression. She is the author of Overcoming the Emotional Challenges of Lymphedema and coauthor of Living Well With Lymphedema, Voices of Lymphedema, Lymphedema Caregiver’s Guide, and Lymphedema and Lipedema Nutrition Guide. See www.Elizabeth-McMahon.com.
Emily Iker, MD is a cancer survivor with lymphedema who specializes in treating lymphedema and lipedema at the Lymphedema Center in Santa Monica (www.lymphedemacenter.com).
Karen Louise Herbst, PhD, MD treats people with lymphatic issues including lymphedema and lipedema at the University of Arizona College of Medicine (www.lipomadoc.org).
Linda-Anne Kahn, CMT, NCTMB, CLT-LANA, CCN has lipedema and provides lymphedema and lipedema therapy at the Beauty Kliniek Day Spa and Wellness Center in San Diego (www.pamperyou.com).
Unattributed medical articles on this site were written by professional writers and draw upon the writer’s knowledge and sources cited at the end of the article. Articles by medical professionals, or written in cooperation with medical professionals, include appropriate attribution and the qualifications of the medical professional.

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This information does not replace the advice of a physician.

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Parts of this article were contributed by
Tina Hammond, PTA, CLT-LANA.
Lymphedema Cargiver's Guide by M.K.Kearse, PT, PT-CLT, E. McMahon, PhD, and A. Ehrlich, MA. Lymph Notes 2009, pages 16, 79, 99, 135, 146, and 310.

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Organizations that provide support for this site are identified on our Sponsors list. No other organizations contribute funding or services for this site. Certain articles and images are used with the kind permission of their copyright owners; each includes the appropriate acknowledgement.
As explained in our Sponsorship Info, sponsors receive gratitude and good thoughts. They do not have editorial control or access to member's personal identifying information.

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Advertising Policy
This site does not accept advertising. The mention of a specific product, manufacturer, or service provider, or the presence of a link to another website, does not constitute an endorsement by Lymph Notes.

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