Diagnostic et premières étapes de prise en charge de la dénutrition chez le patient cancéreux

Abstract : For many years, treating cancer was resumed to ontological medicine. Today, other supporting treatments are now entirely integrated to taking care of the disease. Therefore covering a patients nutritional needs justifies itself as 40 % of all cancers directly causes under nutrition. A patients Protein-Energy Malnutrition (PEM) is the result of an imbalance between the needs and the nourishment of the organism. This phenomenon is caused by the tumour itself but also by the dependence of oncological treatments. Ultimately it is a vicious circle where under nutrition diminishes the efficacy of treatments, but also enhances psychological and physical repercussions. Scientific recommendations addressed the necessity of evaluating the patient’s nutritional condition which in turn addressed the need for financial support. In practice, the goal is not only to achieve theoretical objectives, but mainly to optimise nutritional well being by focusing on therapeutic education. As the range of treatments is diversifying overtime with the generalisation of outpatient care, the role of the retail pharmacist is justified by their scientific knowledge, and also by their proximity with their patients. Their mission and implications in the patient’s recovery are reinforced with the development of ambulatory care.
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Gabrielle Sigwalt. Diagnostic et premières étapes de prise en charge de la dénutrition chez le patient cancéreux. Sciences pharmaceutiques. 2018. ⟨dumas-01938233⟩



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