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Cancer Pathophysiology & Schematic Diagram

Cancer Pathophysiology & Schematic Diagram

A. Definition Cancer is a condition that results from abnormal cellular DNA. It is a condition wherein cells mutate and increase number, with changes in their morphology and without any function. The increase in the number of these cells infects other cells and causes them to behave the same way, a condition termed as “malignancy”.Cancer...
Nursing a Loved One with Cancer

Nursing a Loved One with Cancer

The diagnosis struck us with great devastation – Cancer. Yes, the most dreaded illness that any person would not want to suffer. It was an ordinary day. The tinge of sunlight does not seem to put sheer brightness but I find it enjoying when it touches my skin. I had with me a hot cup...
Cancer Nursing Care Plan- Fatigue

Cancer Nursing Care Plan- Fatigue

Nursing Diagnosis:Fatigue May be related to Decreased metabolic energy production, increased energy requirements (hypermetabolic state and effects of treatment) Overwhelming psychological/emotional demands Altered body chemistry: side effects of pain and other medications, chemotherapy Possibly evidenced by Unremitting/overwhelming lack of energy, inability to maintain usual routines, decreased performance, impaired ability to concentrate, lethargy/listlessness Disinterest in surroundings...
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