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The laryngectomy patient’s need for support groups in a hospital setting : a social work perspective
A laryngectomy is mostly indicated as treatment for an advanced stage of cancer of the larynx, during which the patient’s voice box is removed. This operation can hold major psycho-social implications for the patient and ...
Surviving a laryngectomy : the experiences of post-operative cancer patients and their families
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Post-operative laryngectomy patients face various physical, psychological and social challenges. The comprehensive effects of a total laryngectomy can have an adverse impact on the patient and his or her ...