Lung cancer: the role of the nurse in treatment and prevention
Sheila Quinn Senior Lecturer, School of Health, Biological and Environmental Sciences, Middlesex University
Sheila Quinn describes the pathophysiology, care and nursing management of lung cancer.
The aim of this article is to develop nurses’ knowledge and understanding of their role in caring for patients with lung cancer, both in the acute and palliative setting. It also explores the nursing role in prevention through helping patients to stop smoking.
Primary Health Care. 9, 8, 33-37. doi: 10.7748/phc19184.108.40.206.33.c660