Neoplastic wounds: controlling pain, exudate, odor and bleeding
Objective: To synthesize scientific literature published on the control of pain, exudation, odor and bleeding of neoplastic wounds.
Methods: This is an integrative review of the literature in the databases CINAHL, SciELO, MEDLINE and LILACS with articles that approached the theme. Twenty-two articles were included, of which 18 were written in the English language and three in the Spanish language, published between 2004 and 2014.
Results: From the articles studied, categories were constructed: Interventions for pain control; Interventions for the control of exudate; Interventions for the control of odor and Interventions for the control of bleeding.
Conclusion: Most of the studies were bibliographical research originating from opinions of authorities and / or reports of committees of experts in the area. Therefore, it is urgent to carry out randomized clinical trials.
Keywords: Cutaneous ulcer; Injuries and injuries; Nursing oncology; Nursing care.
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