This session will provide information on general radiation therapy information, types of radiation therapy, adverse effects (acute and long term) in patients who have colon/rectal cancers/ostomies. This session will also provide tips for nurses in caring for these patients long term and the changes that occur.
Describe general radiation therapy, purpose, adverse effects in patients undergoing radiation therapy.
List one acute and one long term complication in the patient who has undergone radiation therapy.
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology,
Credits: None available.
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