Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing

This second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing is an essential aid to the practising cancer nurse. It provides a quick reference to the key issues in cancer nursing, and a concise and systematic account of all of the main areas of cancer nursing practice. Filled with key tips and reflection points, each chapter supports professional development for the reader.

The patient, their family, and the experience of cancer are at the heart of this handbook. For the new edition there is a greater focus on survivorship, drawing on recent developments in the area. The Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing promotes a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care, with references to current best evidence and the latest developments in treatment. Detailed guidance on complex aspects of care are outlined, integrating both psychosocial and physical care to better treat the whole patient.

Written by experienced nurses, the book is laid out to enable quick access to precise, targeted information on the vast majority of potential clinical scenarios.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1: Introduction
The Cancer Problem
2: Cancer epidemiology
3: Cancer biology
4: Cancer prevention and screening
The Experience of Cancer
5: Living with and beyond cancer
6: The social experience of cancer, Gail Eva
Supportive and palliative care
7: Supportive care
8: Patient information and involvement
9: Psychological, social, and spiritual support
10: Rehabilitation of the cancer patient, Gail Eva
11: Complementary therapies
12: Palliative care, Susi Lund
13: Ethics in cancer care
Clinical management of cancer
14: Diagnosis and staging
15: Surgery and cancer
16: Radiotherapy, Paula Horne and Richard Brown
17: Systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT)
18: High dose therapy (autologous transplant), Toby Eyre
19: Allogeneic haemopoietic stem cell transplantation, Toby Eyre
20: Clinical trials
Management of major cancers
21: Bone and soft tissue cancers
22: Breast cancer
23: Central nervous system cancer
24: Colorectal cancer
25: Cancer of unknown primary (CUP)
26: Endocrine cancers
27: Upper gastrointestinal cancers, Anne Margrethe Phillips
28: Genitourinary cancers, Sammi Kaur-Gill
29: Gynaecological cancers
30: Haematological cancers, Toby Eyre
31: Head and neck cancers
32: HIV related malignancies
33: Lung cancer
34: Skin cancer, Heidi Allen
35: Teenage and young adult cancer, Karen Sherbourne
Symptom management
36: Assessment
37: Bone marrow suppression, Toby Eyre
38: Blood product support, Toby Eyre
39: Thrombosis
40: Altered bowel function
41: Cancer-related breathlessness
42: Cancer-related fatigue
43: Malignant effusions
44: Nausea and vomiting
45: Nutritional disorders
46: Pain management, John Curtin
47: Symptom management at the end of life, Susi Lund
48: Psychological reactions to cancer
49: Other psychological problems encountered in people with cancer
50: Sexuality and cancer, Bridget Taylor
51: Skin and mucosal alterations
Oncological emergencies
52: Oncological emergencies

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  • Συγγραφέας: Michael Tadman
  • Εκδότης: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780198701101
  • Σελίδες: 704
  • Έτος Έκδοσης: 2019
  • Διαστάσεις: 180x100mm
  • Διαθεσιμότητα: Διαθέσιμο
  • 32,00€
  • Χωρίς ΦΠΑ: 30,19€

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