8 Lung Cancer Nursing Care Plans

Nursing care for clients diagnosed with lung cancer revolves around comprehensive supportive care. Client teaching can minimize complications and speed recovery from surgery, radiation, and/or chemotherapy. Here are seven (7) lung cancer nursing care plans (NCP) and nursing diagnoses:

Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes infections of the lungs and respiratory tract. Infection with respiratory syncytial virus which manifests primarily as bronchiolitis or viral pneumonia, is the leading cause of lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs) in infants and young children.