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Flashcards in Mastectomy Deck (6)
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1

This surgery is to remove ____ ___ or ____

Breast tissue or nipples

2

After surgery, ____ the affected arm to prevent_____

Elevate, lymphedema

3

No___ or____ in the affected arm to prevent____

BP venipuncture

4

Always assess site for signs of ____ after surgery

Infection

5

List signs of infection

Swelling, redness, fever, chills, elevated WBC count

6

encourage client to do ___ ___ ___ on the remaining breast

Self breast exam

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