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Flashcards in Radiation Therapy Deck (6)
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1

What are the types of therapy?

External (outside body)
-Bean and sealed
Internal (inside body)

2

What are the side effects?

Alopecia, fatigue, skin irritation

3

Clients receiving beam radiation therapy should wash area with?

-Unsealed Soap, water; pat dry

4

Clients receiving radiation therapy need private_____ and _____

Room, bathroom

5

No ____ ____ or ____ _____ may come to visit

Pregnant women or small kids

6

Can a woman with a removed cervical implant have sexual intercourse

Yes, 7-10 days days after removal

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