Rebekah Raymond, MPharm, DipPharmPrac, MRPharmS, studied pharmacy at De Montfort University graduating in 1995. She began her career in community pharmacy, then moved into hospital pharmacy, working briefly in Australia before returning to Hertfordshire where she worked as a medicines management pharmacist. After completing her Diploma in pharmacy practice at the University of London in 2001 she moved into pharmacy education, becoming a pre-registration tutor, then a teacher practitioner at the University of Hertfordshire. During her time at the University she helped edit a book of case studies. This prompted a move into clinical writing and she has been writing for Stockley’s Drug Interactions since 2008.
Early diagnosis of lower limb oedema is crucial to prevent early oedema becoming chronic. Pharmacists and other healthcare professionals are ideally placed to identify patients on certain medicines at higher risk of oedema, and should be aware of signs of chronic oedema when assessing patients to allow for prompt referral.
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