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McNees P
Seminars in oncology nursing. Date of publication 2006 Aug 1;volume 22(3):130-43.
1. Semin Oncol Nurs. 2006 Aug;22(3):130-43. Skin and wound assessment and care in oncology. McNees P(1). Author information: (1)Applied Health Science, Orlando, FL 32826, USA. Patrick@GHSN.net OBJECTIVES: To present an in-depth overview of skin and wound assessment and care that will provide a solid foundation to better understand the effects of treatment and cancer on skin and wound care in oncology patients. DATA SOURCES: Current research and published literature. CONCLUSION: Adequate skin and wound assessment and care are essential to maintaining adequate quality of life and decreasing morbidity and mortality in oncology patients. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Any systematic changes in skin and wound care practices for patients with cancer will be led by oncology nurses. Thus, a broad understanding of skin and wounds is essential. DOI: 10.1016/j.soncn.2006.04.003 PMID: 16893742 [Indexed for MEDLINE]
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