Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2015

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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Role of Nursing in Lymphoedema with Breast Cancer Patients

Address:   Bhagya Seela S1, Shanmuga Raju P2, Ezhilarasi R2
1MSc (Nursing) Student, College of Nursing, Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar-505417, Telangana, India
2Assoc. Professor & I/C Head, Dept. of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar-505001,Telangana, India
2Prof & HOD, Oncology, CAIMS Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Karimnagar-505001, Telangana, India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2349-2996.2015.00111.1

Lymphoedema is a common complication of breast cancer that can result in substantial functional impairment and psychological morbidity. The purposes of this article are to overview, incidence, staging, assessment, and discuss the relevant nursing treatments and prevention care of lymphoedema.
Lymphoedema, breast cancer, nursing care, prevention.
Bhagya Seela S, Shanmuga Raju P, Ezhilarasi R. Role of Nursing in Lymphoedema with Breast Cancer Patients. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research 5(4): Oct.- Dec.2015; Page 542-544.
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