- A set of measures aimed at returning the cancer patient to society.
- This is true even if we are not able to destroy the tumor .
Physical rehabilitation[edit | edit source]
- It seeks to eliminate the side effects of the disease and treatment.
- Ex. colostomy care, breast epitheses, limb prostheses, breast plastic surgery ...
- Exercises - self-sufficiency training, swelling prevention, spa care, etc.
Mental rehabilitation[edit | edit source]
- It has to start right after the cancer has been verified, there are a number of issues that society as a whole should address.
- Informing the patient and accepting his reactions is an extremely difficult task.
- We need to get the patient to cooperate in treatment.
Social rehabilitation[edit | edit source]
- The so-called resocialization - the oncology patient should not be deprived of the opportunity to join the work process.
- It is usually enough to change the nature of the work or its intensity.
- Sometimes it is necessary to start a pension procedure.
- Auxiliary social mechanisms - self-help associations, League against Cancer ...
Links[edit | edit source]
Related srticles[edit | edit source]
Source[edit | edit source]
- BENEŠ, Jiří. Studijní materiály [online]. ©2012. [cit. 25. 4. 2012]. <http://jirben2.chytrak.cz/materialy/onko_JB.doc>.