Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing

Nursing Care in Person with Cancer of Larynx

Florence Nightingale J Nurs 2007; 15: 107-115
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Cancer of larynx accounts for 2% to 3% of all malignancies. The male-to-female ratio is nearly 3/1. The incidence of this cancer is increasing in women, most likely because of rising tobacco and alcohol consumption. Person with these tumors present a unique challenge to the nurse because of the cosmetic and functional deformities commonly seen with the disorder and its treatment. Plan of care for person with cancer of larynx must be involved nursing care needs of person and implemented nursing interventions for the purpose of attaining, maintaining and promoting optimal biopsychosocial functioning. In this article, observed frequently nursing diagnosis and nursing care of person with cancer of larynx is examined in line with daily activities living of Model of Living as a nursing theory.

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