Skin Cancer : Nursing Management

Skin Cancer : Nursing Management 150 150 Tony Guo

Nursing Management

  • Prevention of spread
  • Prevention of secondary infections
  • Specific skin care
    • Wet compresses
    • Baths
    • Topical medications
  • Control of pruritus
    • Break the itch/scratch cycle
    • Cool environment
    • Hydration, wet compresses, moisturizers
    • Topical drugs
  • Cosmetic procedures
    • Topical procedures
    • Injection
    • Elective surgery
      • Laser surgery
      • Face lift
      • Liposuction

Nursing management

  • Preoperative management
    • Informed consent
    • Patient teaching
  • Postoperative management
    • Pain management
    • Monitor for signs of infection and adequate circulation

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