Psychosocial Support For Oncology Patients

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Objective: - This paper explores psychosocial care; how nurses can provide care to oncology clients and their care givers and benefits of providing effective psychosocial care in order to improve good quality of life of oncology clients.

Introduction: - The worldwide burden of cancer is increasing very rapidly. Psychosocial care is very important aspect in improving quality of life that can decrease the overall burden of cost to the health care system. This is clearly an important goal in health care management.

What is psychosocial care?

Psychosocial support involves the ethnically responsive provision of psychological, social and spiritual care (Hodgkinson 2008). Nurses play an exceptional role in opinionated patients; by building exchange
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