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alyn217
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AMS1
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2012-07-31 12:51:15
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AMS1T3 colon cancer
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Colon Cancer
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  1. Basic info about colon cancer
    • Third most common form of cancerĀ 
    • Second leading cause of cancer-related deaths
    • 85% of colorectal cancers arise from adenomatous polyps.
  2. Etiology of colon cancer
    • More common in men
    • Risk factors
    • Family or personal history of colorectal cancer
    • Increased age (>50 years old)
    • Colorectal polyps
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Lifestyle factors
    • Obesity
    • Smoking
    • Alcohol
    • Large amounts of red meat
  3. Pathophys of colon cancer
  4. Clinical manifestations of colon cancer
  5. Colon cancer diagnostics
    • History/Family History
    • Physical Exam
    • Digital Rectal Exam
    • Colonoscopy (Gold Standard)
    • Fecal Occult Blood Studies
    • Stool DNA Tests
    • Labs: CBC, Coag studies, LFT’s
    • Carcioembryonic Angigen (CEA)
    • CT, MRI, PET
  6. Collaborative care of pt w/colon cancer
    • Surgical Therapy: Pre-op bowel cleanse, antibiotics
    • Laparoscopic Colectomy
    • Site of Cancer dictates site of resection
    • Local excision
    • Low anterior resection (LAR)=colonic J pouch/coloplasty
    • Abdominal perineal resection (APR)=colostomy
    • Chemotherapy
    • Biologic and targeted therapy
    • Radiation
    • Palliative
  7. Nursing management of pt w/colon cancer
    • Pre-op Care
    • Bowel Prep
    • Pre-op Teaching
    • Ostomy issues
    • Body Image (emotional)
    • Fluid volume deficit
    • Dietary
    • Ostomy Care, pt ed on care.
    • Teaching: Wound/Ostomy Nurse consult
    • Phantom sensations vs. perineal abscess
    • End-of-life/Hospice

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