Caring for pneumonectomy patients presents the nurse with challenges such as early detection of potentially fatal complications, promoting postoperative recovery, and preparing the patient for a life with one lung. Changes in healthcare practice and treatment modalities contribute to the challenge of providing quality nursing care for all patients.
Articles| October 01 1995
Caring for the pneumonectomy patient: challenges and changes
Crit Care Nurse (1995) 15 (5): 65–72.
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ZR Brenner, C Addona; Caring for the pneumonectomy patient: challenges and changes. Crit Care Nurse 1 October 1995; 15 (5): 65–72. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/ccn19184.108.40.206
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