All the information you need after mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery so that you can focus on what matters most: healing and staying well.
Why am I so tired all the time? What about these drains? Should I worry about lymphedema? Your mastectomy (with or without reconstruction) doesnít end when you leave the operating room. In Now What?, Amy Curran Baker, an occupational therapist who has had a double mastectomy and direct to implant breast reconstruction, and her co-authors, two registered nurses, answer all of your post-surgery questions in this comprehensive and empowering guide. Now What? helps you:
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- Consider your options and make the decisions that are best for you
- Deal with frozen shoulder syndrome, wound care, swollen lymph nodes, and other side effects of mastectomy
- Organize the nitty-gritty issues of wound management post-op care with helpful charts and logs
- Hear real stories from other breast cancer survivors who have had a mastectomy
|Size: ||6.7 MB|
|Publisher: ||Demos Health|
|Date published: || 2011|
|ISBN: ||2370006810131 (DRM-EPUB)|
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|Printing:||of 20 pages every 20 days allowed|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|