Nursing Care of Children with Cancer: A Case Study

  • Rose Pakdeto Pediatric Nursing Branch, Srisavarindhira Thai Red Cross Institute of Nursing.
Keywords: chemotherapy, cancer, pediatric nursing

Abstract

          At present, care providers giving care to children with cancer who have undergone chemotherapy face the problems of future complications. This is especially the case for children who have been diagnosed with cancer for the first time. This is because chemotherapy which is given to stop cancer from spreading in the early stages usually has strong side effects. If the patient is not well monitored, there is a high possibility that the patients may not be able to complete the treatment process resulting in severe exacerbation of the disease. Nurses play a vital role in caring for pediatric cancer patients in preventing complications and adverse effects. This could help patients receive continuing treatment and have a better quality of life.

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Published
2020-02-24
Section
Academic Articles