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Gynaecological Cancer - Nursing

The care that nurses give to gynaecological cancer patients goes beyond the mere medical monitoring of the patient's condition. Nurses oversee the holistic care of patients. This involves coordinating the involvement of a wide range of specialists to ensure that all of the patient's needs are met. These specialists may include physiotherapists, social workers, chaplains, dieticians, etc, depending on what the patient requires.

Lymphoedema

What is LymphoedemaLymphoedema is a swelling in one or more parts of the body which occurs when the lymphatic system does not work properly.

People who have lymphoedema may notice swelling that they cannot explain in an arm or leg. The area may also feel heavy, painful or uncomfortable.

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Lymphoedema is a swelling in one of more parts of the body which occurs when the lymphatic systemThe lymphatic system drains away excess fluids from tissues and plays an important role in maintaining the body's immune defences.

Lymph nodes lie along the lymph vessels and filter the lymph fluid to remove bacteria or any dead or abnormal cells.

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Gynaecological Cancer - Nursing - Professional

Gynaecological Cancer - Nursing - Professional.

Nurses play a vital role in the treatment and management of gynaecological cancer. They provide specialist care at all stages of the process. Areas involving this specialist care include:

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