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Question: The role of evidence based nursing assessments and their application to practice. [Pancreatic cancer and pain]

BSc (HONS) Nursing (Adult)
ADN202 Adult Nursing 2: Developing Adult Nursing Care

1st Submission, 18th May 2017, Word Count: 2994

Answer: This assignment will focus on patient groups with pancreatic cancer, with the specific health need being pain, based within the primary care setting. I will not breach confidentially and will not use any staff/patient names, according to the Nursing Midwifery council (NMC), “Code of Professional Conduct” (2015).

The reasoning for the choice of pancreatic cancer and pain, is that early detection of pancreatic cancer has no consistent screening test, with often ambiguous symptoms that are easily confused with other diseases. When first diagnosed, patients will go to see their GP with either abdominal or lower back pain. Once diagnosed patients are in mid to late stage of the disease. Pancreatic cancer develops within the pancreas. The importance of the pancreas is that it has two main functions, one is in the digestive system, the pancreas generates enzymes that destroy proteins and...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Nursing
  • Course: BSc (HONS) Nursing (Adult)
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2994
  • Date submitted: January 04, 2020
  • Date written: May, 2017
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8780

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