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Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing : Oxford Handbooks in Nursing - Michael Tadman

Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing

Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

By: Michael Tadman (Editor), Dave Roberts (Editor), Mark Foulkes (Editor)

Paperback Published: 21st June 2019
ISBN: 9780198701101
Number Of Pages: 596

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The Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing provides a systematic account of the main areas of cancer nursing practice.

Covering all aspects of cancer care, it takes the reader from pre-diagnosis through treatment to issues of advanced disease and palliative care. It includes information on cancer biology, cancer genetics and cancer treatments, as well as material on new targeted therapies and complementary therapies. The symptom management section includes detailed guidelines on nursing assessment and psychosocial issues, communication, the experience of cancer, and family and carer issues. So you can find the information you need without delay, the book is clearly laid out with one topic per page, and written in an easily readable note-based style. Blank pages for writing notes, observations and local protocols allow your handbook to be customised to meet your specific needs. All this is available at your fingertips, in a pocket-sized handbook with hard-wearing plastic covers.

Written by practising nurses and subject experts, the Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing is a unique and invaluable companion to practising and student nurses, and to all health care professionals involved in the care of patients with cancer.

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`Review from previous edition This is a gem of a book. It is easy to use, practical and informative - a must for qualified nurses and nursing students involved in cancer care.' Nursing Standard `This is a great little book rather like the small book of all things medical written for doctors. Covers all the essentials of cancer nursing in an almost pocket sized book. All info easily found in a hurry and understood by both experienced and not so experienced cancer nurses. A wealth of knowledgeable contributors makes this a "must have" in personal libraries as well as an "at hand" resource in clinical areas delivering all aspects of cancer nursing care.' A reviewer on Amazon.co.uk

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: Gail Eva: The social experience of cancer Supportive and palliative care 7: Supportive care 8: Patient information and involvement 9: Psychological, social, and spiritual support 10: Gail Eva: Rehabilitation of the cancer patient 11: Complementary therapies 12: Susi Lund: Palliative care 13: Ethics in cancer care Clinical management of cancer 14: Diagnosis and staging 15: Surgery and cancer 16: Paula Horne and Richard Brown: Radiotherapy 17: Systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT) 18: Toby Eyre: High dose therapy (autologous transplant) 19: Toby Eyre: Allogeneic haemopoietic stem cell transplantation 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: Anne Margrethe Phillips: Upper gastrointestinal cancers 28: Sammi Kaur-Gill: Genitourinary cancers 29: Gynaecological cancers 30: Toby Eyre: Haematological cancers 31: Head and neck cancers 32: HIV related malignancies 33: Lung cancer 34: Heidi Allen: Skin cancer 35: Karen Sherbourne: Teenage and young adult cancer Symptom management 36: Assessment 37: Toby Eyre: Bone marrow suppression 38: Toby Eyre: Blood product support 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: John Curtin: Pain management 47: Susi Lund: Symptom management at the end of life 48: Psychological reactions to cancer 49: Other psychological problems encountered in people with cancer 50: Bridget Taylor: Sexuality and cancer 51: Skin and mucosal alterations Oncological emergencies 52: Oncological emergencies

ISBN: 9780198701101
ISBN-10: 0198701101
Series: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 596
Published: 21st June 2019
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 2

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