Reflective accounts

Lung cancer

A CPD article has improved Brenda Chivima’s understanding of the care of patients with lung cancer

A CPD article has improved Brenda Chivima’s understanding of the care of patients with lung cancer

Abstract

As a nursing student my knowledge of caring for patients with lung cancer had been rather limited. The article provided information on the risk factors for lung cancer, diagnostic investigations, treatment options and the nurse’s role in improving quality of life and experience of care for patients.

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This reflective account is based on NS717 Bennett A, White J (2013) Improving care and quality of life for patients with lung cancer. Nursing Standard. 28, 9, 50-58.

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