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decongestant

1. relieving congestion, esp nasal congestion
2. a decongestant drug
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Complete decongestive therapy was well-tolerated by the patients and no adverse effect or worsening in LE was reported.
They were also taught how to conduct manual lymphatic drainage included in the complex decongestive therapy method, skincare, and shoulder exercises, and were instructed to perform each exercise every day.
In the 12 months to March 2015, 27 percent of pain, decongestive, cough, cold, flu and allergy relief products in North America had a natural claim, an increase on the 20 percent reported in the previous 12-month period, according to Mintel.
1] The guidelines recommend complete decongestive therapy (CDT), which includes gentle massaging known as manual lymph drainage, use of a multilayered compression bandage to the affected limb, exercise, and skin/nail care.
Compression garments versus compression bandaging in decongestive lymphatic therapy for breast cancer-related lymphedema: A randomized controlled trial.
Contributors working in nursing, lymphatic therapy, surgery, physical therapy, oncology, and other areas in the US cover anatomy, physiology, pathology, complete decongestive therapy, treatment, and administration issues.
Carrie Ann Wiedeman is a National Certified Massage Therapist and a 20 year alternative health and beauty therapy veteran accredited as a Certified Manual Lymph Drainage Therapist who specializes in Decongestive Therapy with emphasis on therapy for Lymphedema sufferers.
Conservative treatment of lymphoedema during palliative care involves complete/complex decongestive therapy (CDT) using a fourfold approach to address the problem comprehensively.
After more than a year's preparatory work, the Board was able to formally recognise four additional modalities--Bowen Therapy, Ayurveda Medicine, Tibetan Medicine and Lymphatic Manual Drainage & Complex Decongestive Therapy.
Early chapters cover the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the lymphatic system, and later chapters explain manual lymph drainage (the Vodder technique), complete decongestive therapy, and other treatment modalities.
Complex decongestive physiotherapy is the 'mainstay' intervention for lymphatic insufficiency comprising manual lymph drainage, in selected cases intermittent pneumatic compression, multilayered compression bandaging with appropriate padding, exercise, and meticulous skin care (Consensus Document of the International Society for Lymphology 2003).