Support recovery

  • Created by: Kyle Ford
  • Created on: 03-11-17 13:15
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  • Healing and Supporting recovery
    • Treatment tailored to condition of service user and their wider social and personal needs
    • Prescribing Medication
      • Traditionally by GP's - nurses can undergo training
        • Become a nurse practitioner
      • Dentists, Chiropodists, Physio's - can hold power
    • Surgery
      • Treatment of body - involving incision or manipulation
      • Removal of parts from bodies
      • Replace joints - subject to damage
    • Radiotherapy
      • High energy treatment - involve radiation
      • Involves - Radiographer, r.therapist, or r.ologist
      • Primarily to treat cancerous and non cancerous conditions
        • E.g. Blood Disorders - overactive thyroid glands
      • Side effects - skin itchiness, dryness or pealing
    • Organ Transplant
      • Allograft - one to another
      • Autograft - one to themselves
      • Kidney, Lung, Heart, Pancreas, Intestine, Liver
      • Non living - transplant corneas and small bowel
    • Support for life changes
      • Self help groups - assist if they WANT to change

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