Thermal Wounds Following Heating Pad Use

Jeannine M. Brant

Tracy Gosselin

neuralgia, mastectomy
CJON 2003, 7(1), 87-88. DOI: 10.1188/03.CJON.87-88

Ms. C, a 59-year-old female, was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1986 and underwent a right-sided, modified radical mastectomy with axillary lymph node dissection. The exact number of lymph nodes sampled is unknown; however, those sampled were negative for disease and adjuvant treatment was not necessary.

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