4 edition of Care of the client receivingexternal radiation therapy found in the catalog.
Care of the client receivingexternal radiation therapy
Joyce M. Yasko
Bibliography, p. 215-219.
|Statement||Joyce M. Yasko ; illustrated by Judith Orzechowski Fesz.|
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|Pagination||xiii, 258 p. :|
|Number of Pages||258|
1:The nurse teaches skin care to a client receiving external radiation therapy. Which client statement indicates the need for further instruction? T he client needs to be instructed to avoid exposure to the sun. Because of the risk of altered skin integrity 2: The nurse is providing medication instructions to a parent. Which statement by the parent indicates a need for further instruction? 3-D conformal radiation therapy is a common type of external beam radiation therapy. It uses images from CT, MRI, and PET scans to precisely plan the treatment area, a process called simulation. A computer program is used to analyze the images and to design radiation beams that conform to the shape of the tumor.
1. A client is receiving external radiation therapy. Identify three (3) examples of potential adverse reactions to this therapy that can occur to the skin and mucous membranes. - The skin can have blanching, erythema, and hemorrhage. The mouth can be dry and present with mucositis. 2. The nurse is caring for a client with osteoporosis. A client receiving external radiation to the left thorax to treat lung cancer has a nursing diagnosis of Risk for impaired skin integrity. Which intervention should be part of this client's care plan? a) Removing thoracic skin markings after each radiation treatment. b) Applying talcum powder to the irradiated areas daily after bathing.
Which statement by a client undergoing external radiation therapy indicates the need for further teaching? When caring for an older client who is receiving external beam radiation, which is the key point for the nurse to incorporate into the plan of care. Skin reactions. fatigue. nausea. and anorexia may occur with radiation to any site. whereas other side effects occur only when specific areas are involved in treatment. A client receiving radiation to the larynx is most likely to experience a sore throat. Options B and D may occur with radiation to the gastrointestinal tract.
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I think any nurse working in radiation therapy should review this book. It has a self test with the answers in the back. It has some basic physics and radiation principles, nursing care, side effect management, isotopes, brachytherapy, etc. that really don't change.5/5(1).
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[Joyce M Yasko]. For some clients, radiation therapy is a last chance for cure or even just for relief of physical discomfort. EXTERNAL RADIATION Prior to the start of treatments,the treatment area will be specifi-cally located by the radiation oncologist and marked with colored semipermanent ink or tatoos.
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Radiation therapy can be external beam or internal. External beam involves a machine outside your body that aims radiation at cancer cells. Internal radiation therapy involves placing radiation inside your body, in or near the cancer. Sometimes people get both forms of radiation therapy. To learn more about external beam radiation therapy, see.
The nurse is reinforcing instructions to a client scheduled for conization in 1 week for the treatment of microinvasive cervical cancer. The procedure has been explained by the primary health care provider, and the nurse is reviewing the complications associated with the procedure.
The nurse is assisting in planning care for a client with Hodgkin's disease who is neutropenic as a result of radiation and chemotherapy. Which actions would be included in the client's plan of care. The nurse is reinforcing instructions to a client receiving external radiation therapy.
The nurse determines that the client needs further. The nurse provides self-care instructions to a client who is receiving external radiation therapy for metastasis to the bone. Which intended activity identified by the client demonstrates a need for further teaching.
Rubbing on talcum powder after washing the area with water. The nurse is assigned to care for a client with partial-thickness burns to 60% of her body surfaces.
On the fourth day after injury, the client's vital signs include an oral temperature of ° F, pulse of 98 beats per minute, respirations of 24 breaths per minute, and blood pressure of /64 mm Hg.
An adult client with hypothyroidism is admitted to the hospital. When reviewing the client's health record, the nurse notes that the client is taking a maintenance dose of levothyroxine. The nurse is also reviewing instructions concerning taking levothyroxine with the client.
There is a need for further teaching when the client makes which. The nurse has provided instructions to a client receiving external radiation therapy.
Which client statement would indicate a need for further instruction regarding self-care related to the radiation therapy. "I need to eat a high-protein diet." 2. "I need to avoid exposure to sunlight." 3.
"I need to wash my skin with a mild soap and pat. nursing care of specific problems, refer to the appropriate nurs-ing diagnoses later in this chapter. NURSING CARE OF THE CLIENT Receiving Radiation Therapy NURSING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR EITHER EXTERNAL OR INTERNAL RADIATION THERAPY Carefully assess and manage any complications, usually in collaboration with the radiation oncologist.
Dysphagia The nurse has instructed a client who is about to begin external radiation therapy in how to maintain optimal skin integrity during therapy. Which statement by the client indicates a need for further instruction.
“I need to keep the sun off the radiation site.” “I can use over-the-counter cortisone cream on the radiation site if it gets red.” “I need to be careful not. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of over 4, results for "radiation therapy" Skip to.
Ch 21, cancer 1. CHAPTER 21 CARING FOR CLIENTS WITH CANCER 2. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY Cancer is characterized by abnormal, unrestricted cell growth. NEOPLASMS/TUMORS-new growth of abnormal tissue CLASSIFIED BY: Origin Manner of growth benign – not invasive or spreading malignant – invasive & capable of spreading – box Follow-up care refers to checkups with your radiation oncologist or nurse practitioner after your course of radiation therapy is over.
During these checkups, your doctor or nurse will see how well the radiation therapy worked, check for other signs of cancer, look for late side effects, and talk with you about your treatment and care.
of Radiation Therapy Patient Care Record, which has become the standard radiation therapy documentation tool in healthcare facilities across the United States.
Inthe RT SIG established a work group to study how nurses use the tool and revise it to bet-ter meet the needs of radiation therapy. 4. The nurse is teaching a client proper skin care for external radiation treatments. The nurse knows the client understands when the client states. A client is receiving external radiation therapy.
Identify three (3) examples of potential adverse reactions to this therapy that can occur to the skin and mucous membranes. Suggested Medical Surgical Learning Activity: Radiation Therapy Skin: blanching, erythema, desquamation, sloughing, hemorrhage Mouth: mucositis, xerostomia(dry mouth) Neck: difficulty swallowing Abdomen: Gastroenteritis.
Radiation therapy may be internal and external. The latter involves a beam radiation directed at the tumor from the outside.
Internal radiation therapy, known as brachytherapy or implant therapy, involves the implantation of a radioactive source inside the body close to the tumor. There are two types of radiation therapy — photon radiation.1.
Author(s): Yasko,Joyce M Title(s): Care of the client receiving external radiation therapy: a self-learning module for the nurse caring for the client with cancer/ Joyce M. Yasko ;. In addition to the comprehensive presentations of cancer sites and radiobiology, Radiation Therapy has new special topics on supportive nursing care and clinical practice, addressing the needs of personnel caring for radiation therapy patients in various situations.
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