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Section: Wound Care Category: Wound Care

Clinical Examination and Differential Diagnosis of LE Edema

James McGuire, DPM, LPT, LPed, FAPWHc

James McGuire, DPM, PT, CPed discusses lower extremity edema, its clinical presentation and etiology. Dr McGuire recommends specific tests and guidelines to recognize and prevent worsening of the condition.

CPME (Credits: 0.75)

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Identify the clinical signs and symptoms necessary to diagnose phlebolymphedema
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the differential diagnoses of conditions causing lower extremity edema
  3. Explain the tests necessary to confirm a clinical suspicion of phlebolymphedema as a cause for lower extremity edema
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  • CPME (Credits: 0.75)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.75 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 03/16/2018 Expiration Date: 12/31/2022

  • Author
  • James McGuire, DPM, LPT, LPed, FAPWHc

    Director
    Leonard Abrams Center for Advanced Wound Healing
    Clinical Professor
    Department of Podiatric Medicine and Orthopedics
    Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
    Philadelphia, PA

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    James McGuire has disclosed that he is on the Speakers Bureau for Smith & Nephew, Osirus, Pure & Clean, Imbed Sciences; has received grant/reaseach support from Reddress and Drexel University; advisory board member for NueEase.