REFLECT ON THE PSYCHOSOCIAL IMPLICATIONS FOR A PATIENT WHO HAS A POOR PROGNOSIS ASSOCIATED WITH BONE CANCER
. BE CERTAIN TO IDENTIFY GRIEVING, BODY IMAGE CHANGES, FEAR, ANXIETY, ETC. WHAT IS THE NURSE’S ROLE IN EACH OF THESE CASES, REGARDING SUPPORT, AND IN EDUCATION OF THE PATIENT AND FAMILY? WHAT COMMUNITY RESOURCES ARE APPROPRIATE? IDENTIFY TREATMENT MODALITIE
Reflect on the psychosocial implications for a patient who has a poor prognosis associated with bone cancer. Be certain to identify grieving, body image changes, fear, anxiety, etc. What is the nurse’s role in each of these cases, regarding support, and in education of the patient and family? What community resources are appropriate?
Identify treatment modalities (pharmaceutical, surgical, medical, alternative/ complementary, etc.) that may be appropriate for patients with a benign vs. a malignant bone tumor. Identify nursing interventions that would be consistent, regardless of the type of tumor listing specific interventions that may be applicable