Enhancing the clinical pathway for patients undergoing axillary lymph node dissection Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Ambulatory Surgical Procedures
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Critical Pathways
  • Lymph Node Excision

abstract

  • ALND may be safely performed as a day-case procedure. The key to successfully implementing ALND as a day-case procedure is a multidisciplinary team approach combined with enhanced pre and postoperative patient education. In addition, changes in the mindsets of patients and health care providers are essential.

publication date

  • August 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.breast.2011.10.002

PubMed ID

  • 22036128

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 440

end page

  • 3

volume

  • 21

number

  • 4