|کد مقاله||کد نشریه||سال انتشار||مقاله انگلیسی||ترجمه فارسی||نسخه تمام متن|
|2676194||1564484||2014||11 صفحه PDF||سفارش دهید||دانلود کنید|
ObjectivesTo describe indications and expected outcomes for palliative radiotherapy and to highlight opportunities for nurse involvement in palliative radiotherapy.Data SourceJournal articles, clinical guidelines, case studies.ConclusionPalliative radiotherapy is a safe, effective treatment modality for many symptoms of advanced cancer. Opportunities exist to help patients and families opt for shorter palliative radiotherapy courses when quality of life is the goal.Implications for Nursing PracticeNurses involved in the care of patients receiving palliative radiotherapy must be aware of the indications and expected outcomes associated with therapy. Nurses can play an important role in the management of symptoms, education, and communication between the team and the patient and family.
Journal: Seminars in Oncology Nursing - Volume 30, Issue 4, November 2014, Pages 242–252