Does a cancer patient have to go to the doctor every day for medication?

Vivir con cáncer: la gestión de cuidados en el hogar

Algunos tratamientos del cáncer se puede administrar en casa, si el paciente de cáncer? S compañía de seguros se lo permite. Contacte con la compañía de seguros de salud para ver cual es el procedimiento en relación con la administración del hogar de cuidado del cáncer. Si el paciente con cáncer es salir de casa, la compañía de seguros puede hacer una excepción y permitir que ciertos tratamientos frecuentes para hacer en casa.

Los tratamientos que se pueden hacer en casa incluyen:

  • Píldoras

  • Intravenosa (IV) de la quimioterapia

  • Antibióticos por vía intravenosa

  • Subcutánea (Sub-Q), inyecciones (vacunas administradas bajo la piel)

  • Vía intramuscular (IM), inyecciones (vacunas administradas en un músculo) Lo que el paciente puede hacer
Si los tratamientos caseros incluyen píldoras, asegúrese de tomar las píldoras según las instrucciones. Si tiene que tomar las píldoras en el medio de la noche, establecer una alarma. Ten cerca un vaso de agua y las pastillas en la mesita de noche, así que usted no tiene que levantarse. De Investigación de los efectos secundarios de ciertos medicamentos. Algunos medicamentos pueden causar náuseas si se toma con el estómago vacío.

Si el tratamiento incluye medicamentos por vía intravenosa, una enfermera de salud en casa vendrá a la paciente? S de origen para administrar los líquidos por vía intravenosa. Para inyección subcutánea o intramuscular, el paciente o la paciente? S cuidador se mostrará cómo administrar estos medicamentos. Asegúrese siempre de buenas prácticas de higiene al usar agujas y desechar las agujas utilizadas correctamente.

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