Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2015 , Vol 6, Issue 2
Symptom Management In Patients With Primary Brain Tumors
Altun Baksi Şimşek1, Aklime Dicle2
1Dicle Üniversitesi, Atatürk Sağlık Yüksekokulu, Diyarbakır, Türkiye
2İstanbul Sabahattin Zaim Üniversitesi, Sağlık Bilimleri Fakültesi, Hemşirelik Bölümü, Cerrahi Hastalıkları Hemşireliği, İstanbul, Türkiye
The vast majority of brain tumors to show the spread of invasive and malignant, rapid growth in a limited space such asthe skull, response to treatmentis limited. Because of these features rapid decline inthe quality of life and to life under threat creating many symptoms in individuals. In the literatüreis reported to be importance of symptom evaluation and control in PBT patients with severe and poorly-controlled symptoms. In this article, nurses working with patients with primary brain tumors as a guide to the current literature review focused on symptoms of primary brain tumors. Keywords : nursing, care, primary brain tumors, symptom management