Through a home care agency, you can get many of the same care and services as in a hospital. A doctor will work with your home health care providers to set up your plan of care. This plan includes the services you need, the type of staff best suited to provide those services, and how often the services are needed.
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Anderson Cancer Center. My name is Jennifer McKenzie. I am one of the Senior Nursing Instructors at M.
Please take this quick survey to tell us about what happens after you publish a paper. Clinical Oncology and Cancer Research. The treatment and general care for women diagnosed with breast cancer has made a tremendous change and advance in the last decades.
This comprehensive handbook is for nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of people with breast cancer. It gives up-to-date evidence-based information and practical advice on nursing care throughout diagnosis, treatment, recovery and end-of-life care. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field.
Learning objectives 1. State how breast cancer is diagnosed and evaluated. Identify the implications of genetics for patients with breast cancer. Discuss targeted therapy for breast cancer.
Given the great symptom burden associated with chemotherapy on the one hand and generally poor self-management of symptoms by cancer patients on the other hand, our aim was to develop a nursing intervention to reduce symptom burden in adult cancer patients treated with chemotherapy and to support them in dealing with their various symptoms at home. Development of the intervention was guided by the Intervention Mapping Approach and included following steps: needs assessment, formulation of proximal programme objectives, selection of methods and strategies, production of programme components, and planning for implementation and evaluation of the intervention. For the intervention, four patient performance objectives relating to self-management were advanced.