Manual on Oral Care for Pediatric Cancer Patients
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This manual has been prepared within the framework of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Initiative for Childhood Cancer, CureAll Americas, with the purpose of improving the situation of children and adolescents with cancer around the world, so that they can have the best chances of survival, enjoy a full life and, above all, achieve the best possible quality of life and die without suffering. It is aimed at health professionals who are dedicated to the treatment of pediatric cancer patients and who, directly or indirectly, must face the complications that treatment may cause at all levels. Its content can contribute to a more accurate diagnosis of oral cavity disorders, as well as to the development of strategies for the prevention and treatment of these manifestations. No direct guidelines are established for parents or caregivers, but information is presented that serves as a guide for oral care, in accordance with the structure and composition of the teams at the different cancer treatment centers.
Pan American Health Organization. Manual on Oral Care for Pediatric Cancer Patients. Washington, D.C.: PAHO; 2023. Available from: https://doi.org/10.37774/9789275126677.
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