Outcome evaluation

Following treatment, evaluate the goals of therapy versus the response that was achieved. Was there response to treatment or progression of disease? If the patient is being treated with supportive care, then alleviation of symptoms and improvement in quality of life should be of primary importance. Be sure to document objective evaluations of the outcome in the care plan.

Abbreviations Introduced in This Chapter

CAV Cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, and vincristine CINV Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting

G M - CSlr Gra nu locy te - m a crop ha ge c olony- st 1 mu luting N CC N Nat ion a 1 Comprehendive Canccr Ne t work


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