Nursing interventions in patients receiving Taxan Chemotherapy

  • Yeter Kırdal

Bull Urooncol 2012;11(2):173-177

The aim of nursing care in prostate cancer patients treated with docetaxel is to supply patients and their families with higher functional abilities and better quality of life. Therefore the role of urooncology nurse is extremely critical in succes of treatment by keeping database, applying chemotherapy, controlling the symptoms, patient education and follow up

Keywords: Prostate cancer, nurse, side effects of chemotherapy, symptom control, quality of life