When diagnosing, treating and caring for patients with cancer is needed special psychological approach.
Not all the patients after learning about their diagnosis, are actively fighting with the disease, many become discouraged and flow into a deep depression. Doctors are still no consensus on how to inform to the patient about his illness.
Treatment of cancer: Features
Most often doctors report about cancer to relatives who decide on how best to notify the patient. The nurse for patient is a must.
The process of cancer treatment is sufficiently long and consists of several stages. Throughout the period of treatment, the patient can be located in the hospital and at home.
Homely environment is most favorable for the psyche of a cancer patient and family care helps to feel protected and to rediscover the meaning of life.
Caring for cancer patients
However, home care will require a lot of family time and effort, so it is possible for the care of the cancer patients is better to hire a nurse, and send their efforts to support a loved one.
If doctors allow the patient to be on the street, then you should try as much as possible to walk with him into the fresh air to improve overall condition, avoiding prolonged exposure to direct sunlight. State cancer patient requires close attention and monitoring. To do this, you can hire a nurse.
Therefore, all observations and measurements in his state of health, physical condition, patient complaints, and regularly measurable indicators of weight, the temperature must be recorded in the diary.
Very often, the patient's blood, after passing procedure chemotherapy observed reduced level of hemoglobin, leucocytes and platelets. In this case, special care should be taken to condition of the patient's blood, if necessary, to make transfusions.
When caring for cancer patients should be strictly follow all instructions of your doctor and give your loved one the utmost care. In addition, you should not to focus on the disease, it is better to conduct conversations with patients on a variety of topics of interest to him.