Effective mouth care for head and neck radiation therapy patients.

@article{Ganley1995EffectiveMC,
  title={Effective mouth care for head and neck radiation therapy patients.},
  author={Barbara J. Ganley},
  journal={Medsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses},
  year={1995},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={133-41}
}
  • Barbara J. Ganley
  • Published 1995 in
    Medsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy…
The American Cancer Society (1994) estimated that 42,100 people were diagnosed with head and neck cancers in 1994. The purpose of this article is to provide information regarding incidence and survival rates and to discuss risk factors and high-risk behaviors associated with head and neck cancer. The author reviews basic oral anatomy, radiobiology, and current research related to mouth care and symptom management. Innovative measures that can be used by both health care professionals and… CONTINUE READING

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