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Issues of Cancer Survivorship: An Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Care

Publication Year: 2015
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Kantor, Debra; Suzan, Zelda
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-451-19438-8
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 84
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This all-new, standardized text fully addresses the psychosocial issues experienced by the patient and interdisciplinary collaboration, covering areas such as psychological distress, short- and long-term effects of treatments, body image issues, and family relationships.

This vital guide should be read by all nurses, and is indispensable to those seeking to provide the holistic care now increasingly required in oncology services.

You’ll benefit from experienced guidance through all aspects of cancer survivor care, including:

- Coverage of cancer management topics:
- Clinical manifestations of cancer treatments - Nausea, vomiting, fatigue
- Psychological distress - Contributing factors; anxiety; depression
- Screening/assessment guidelines; National Comprehensive Care Network care guidelines
- Coverage of psychosocial issues:
- Personal concerns - Finances; family relationships; social support; medical treatments; spirituality/religion; fear of recurrence
- Short- and long-term effects of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation - Temporary and permanent disability; body changes; bone health; end-of-life issues
- Coverage of pediatric cancer survivor issues:
- Long-term effects and secondary cancers resulting from treatment
- Specific needs of pediatric long-term survivors
- Impact on immediate family
- Developmental differences of pediatric patients
- Nursing theories - Helping patients deal with: uncertainty of outcomes; unpleasant symptoms; transitions; adaptations; increasing resiliency
- Coverage of health care team members roles and collaboration, including:
- The roles and responsibilities of oncology nurse navigators, oncology case managers, oncology clinical nurse specialists, mental health nurses, social workers, and clergy
- Pain and palliative care teams
- Survivorship care plan
- Chapter features include: key words, learning objectives, and case studies with thinking questions to help you absorb content

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Kantor, Debra; Suzan, Zelda
  • ISBN: 978-1-451-19438-8
  • Specialty:
    Oncology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 276
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2015
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 84

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