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Clinical value of multidisciplinary collaborative nursing model for breast cancer and its preventive effects on postoperative lymphedema

  • Zhuqing Zhu1
  • Yue’e Xu2,*,

1School of Nursing, Jiangsu Food & Pharmaceutical Science College, 223300 Huai’an, Jiangsu, China

2Department of Thyroid and Breast Surgery, Huai’an Second People’s Hospital, The Affiliated Huai’an Hospital of Xuzhou Medical University, 223001 Huai’an, Jiangsu, China

DOI: 10.22514/ejgo.2023.026 Vol.44,Issue 2,April 2023 pp.86-91

Submitted: 06 February 2023 Accepted: 02 March 2023

Published: 15 April 2023

*Corresponding Author(s): Yue’e Xu E-mail:


This study aimed to investigate the clinical effects of a multidisciplinary collaborative nursing model and its influence on postoperative complications in breast cancer patients. A total of 100 breast cancer patients were divided into a control and a research group, depending on the nursing plan. The former received usual care, while the latter was given multidisciplinary collaborative nursing. The mental state, quality of life, nursing satisfaction and the occurrence of postoperative complications were compared between the groups. After the intervention, the Self-Rating Anxiety Scale (SAS) and Self-Rated Depression Scale (SDS) scores and the scores of five other parameters for assessing the quality of life of the patients were found to be significantly increased in the research group compared with the control group. The nursing satisfaction was significantly higher (92.00% vs. 74.00%) and the occurrence of postoperative complications was significantly lower (10.00% vs. 44.00%) in the research group than in the control group, respectively. The developed multidisciplinary collaborative nursing model was a safe and effective nursing regimen with high nursing satisfaction and good compliance, which improved the mental state and quality of life and reduced the risk of postoperative complications for patients with breast cancer.


Breast cancer; Multidisciplinary collaborative nursing; Mentality; Quality of life; Postoperative complications

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Zhuqing Zhu,Yue’e Xu. Clinical value of multidisciplinary collaborative nursing model for breast cancer and its preventive effects on postoperative lymphedema. European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology. 2023. 44(2);86-91.


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