Lung cancer: the role of the nurse in treatment and prevention
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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.

Aims and intended learning outcomes

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/phc1999.10.9.8.33.c660

Published in print: 01 October 1999