Nadine Laffin

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BACKGROUND Inconsistent evidence about product effectiveness to prevent moist desquamation during radiation treatment and minimal research about the acceptability to patients of recommended products prompted this study. OBJECTIVE This randomized controlled trial compared the effectiveness of 2 creams at minimizing the incidence of moist desquamation in a(More)
BACKGROUND Nurses working in a northern Australia Radiation Therapy Unit advise all patients undergoing radiation therapy to use a readily available nonprescription moisturizing cream to minimize the severity of radiation skin reactions. However, patients report that the cream is thick and difficult to use in the humid tropical climate, and nurses(More)
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