QOD 49: Palliative Care for and Oncology Patient (Oncology/Basic Care and Comfort)

QOD 49: Palliative Care for and Oncology Patient (Oncology/Basic Care and Comfort)

Question:

A palliative care nurse is counseling a patient who is suffering from cancer. Which statement by the patient indicates that more education is needed about the treatment he receives through palliative care?

Answer:

D. “I can receive palliative care for my side effects of chemo, but my cancer pain . . .