Term Appearance Enhancement Consultation Programs
Code LH-2700.0350
Definition Programs that help cancer patients, accident victims, burn patients and others with temporary or permanent conditions that affect their features, cope with the appearance-related effects of their illness, injury, disability or treatment regimen by teaching them cosmetic techniques that will help restore their appearance and self-image. Services may include workshops, literature and information about make-up, hair alternatives, skin and nail care as well as wig, scarf, hat and turban demonstrations (for cancer patients coping with the side-effects of chemotherapy and radiation) or suggestions regarding appearance enhancement options available to people with other types of challenges. Participants may receive cosmetics donated by the cosmetic industry that they can use at home.
Created 4/11/02
Changed 3/1/12
Use References Beauty Consultations for Cancer Patients
Beauty Consultations for People With Disfigurements
Beauty Education for Cancer Patients
Beauty Tips for Cancer Patients
Look Good, Feel Better Programs
Makeup Tips for Cancer Patients
Patient Appearance Enhancement Consultations
See Also References Hair and Nail Care (BM-6500.6500-300)
Hairdressing/Nail Care Volunteer Opportunities (PX-2300.3000)
In Home Hair and Nail Care (PH-3300.3180)
Mastectomy Products (LH-5000.4980)
Wigs (LH-0600.6500-950)
External Classification Terms Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Patient Education (NPC E08.08)
Patient & Family Support (NTE E86)
Public Education and Awareness (Health) (UW
Related Concepts
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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