Author(s): Anishya. A, Santhi Appavu

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DOI: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00103   

Address: Mrs. Anishya. A1*, Dr. Santhi Appavu2
1Assistant Professor, Christian College of Nursing, Neyyoor.
2Principal, Christian College of Nursing, Neyyoor.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 11,      Issue - 3,     Year - 2021


ABSTRACT:
Women who have had a mastectomy for breast cancer have to cope with two major problems: first, that they have cancer, and second, that they have lost their physical appearance. The provision of an appropriate prosthesis breast forms, have an opportunity to choose between then, and to be satisfied with their choice. After mastectomy, the provision of an appropriate breast prosthesis help to improve body image and quality of life and reduce associated emotional distress.


Cite this article:
Anishya. A, Santhi Appavu. External Breast Prosthesis for Post Mastectomy Women. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(3):427-0. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00103

Cite(Electronic):
Anishya. A, Santhi Appavu. External Breast Prosthesis for Post Mastectomy Women. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 11(3):427-0. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2021.00103   Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-11-3-30


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