Sylvia Cole Haematology Nurse Specialist, Altnagelvin Hospital
Kathleen Dunne Nurse Lecturer, North and West In-Service Education Consortium, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a malignant disease of the lymphatic system. This article gives an overview of the disease process and the classification and staging of Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The nursing care and psychological support of these patients during radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatment are also discussed.
Nursing Standard. 18, 19,46-52. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.01.18.19.46.c3531
Published in print: 21 January 2004Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review