Management of skin reactions during radiotherapy: a study of nursing practice.

@article{Dhaese2005ManagementOS,
  title={Management of skin reactions during radiotherapy: a study of nursing practice.},
  author={Sven D'haese and Trees Bate and Steffie Claes and Adrienne N Boone and Veerle Vanvoorden and Fabio Efficace},
  journal={European journal of cancer care},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={28-42}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate the consensus of skin care advice given by nurses during radiotherapy. Sixty-seven nurses, identified through nine Belgian radiotherapy departments, responded to a questionnaire survey consisting of 58 items regarding prevention and management of erythema, dry desquamation and moist desquamation. Consensus for a given advice was categorized as small if less than 50% of the nurses gave the same answer, as moderate if between 50% and 75% and as large when… CONTINUE READING