You are in:Home/Publications/Background: Upper limb impairments are very common and impact self-reported function following breast cancer surgery with dissection of axillary lymph nodes. Restoring arm function on the affected side after mastectomy is a key nursing goal, through instructing performance of exercises immediately after surgery. Aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of early post mastectomy exercises program for women on their upper limb function. Methods: Quasi-Experimental design was utilized in this study, included a sample of 70 women scheduled for mastectomy with axillary lymph node dissection throughout a period of three months in surgical departments at Benha University Hospital, Benha Teaching

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Background: Upper limb impairments are very common and impact self-reported function following breast cancer surgery with dissection of axillary lymph nodes. Restoring arm function on the affected side after mastectomy is a key nursing goal, through instructing performance of exercises immediately after surgery. Aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of early post mastectomy exercises program for women on their upper limb function. Methods: Quasi-Experimental design was utilized in this study, included a sample of 70 women scheduled for mastectomy with axillary lymph node dissection throughout a period of three months in surgical departments at Benha University Hospital, Benha Teaching
Authors: Prof. Dr. Abd-ElRahim Saad Shoulah Ass. Prof. Dr. Labiba Abd-Elkader Mohamed Dr. Marwa Moustafa Ragheb
Year: 2010
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