This comprehensive handbook is for nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of people with breast cancer. It gives up-to-date evidence-based information and practical advice on nursing care throughout diagnosis, treatment, recovery and end-of-life care.
Kelly D & Gibson F
This is a practical guide to cancer care in adolescents and young adults. The first section examines cancer in adolescence and the impact of diagnosis on adolescence. The second section focuses on the experience of cancer and ongoing care needs i.e. 'life during cancer'. The final section examines the consequences of cancer by concentrating on recovery, rehabilitation and/or end of life issues i.e. 'life after cancer.'
Gibson F & Soanes L
Much has changed since the first book Paediatric Oncology: Acute Nursing Care (1999), therefore, this new edition encompasses these changes in relation to the practice itself and the evidence that underpins it.
James Brennan and Clare Moynihan
This book offers healthcare professionals, academics and anyone affected by cancer a fresh and original approach to the supportive care of people with cancer. It looks at the underlying reasons why cancer so often leads to high levels of distress and, more importantly, it suggests many practical ways distress can be minimised and prevented.
Corner J, Bailey CD
The needs of cancer patients and their families are complex. Yet still more complex are the powerful social and cultural forces that shape the delivery of cancer care, and the way in which it experienced. Cancer Nursing: Care in Context addresses this by adopting a unique approach that situates cancer care in the context of society's attitudes to the disease, and the broader every-day needs of both patients and their carers.
This title contains chapters detailing strategies for the assessment, management and treatment of breakthrough pain. The use of opioids for the treatment of breakthrough pain is thoroughly explored, with material covering oral, nasal and other routes for opioid administration.
Wesley C Finegan and Angela McGurk
This easy to use, evidence-based guide offers practical resources for every day use. Well laid out, with a simple alphabetical format, 'Care of the Cancer Patient' covers the management of common problems, contains basic explanations of pathophysiology and relevant pharmacology, and includes vital guidance on new treatments and scientific papers.
Margaret L. Campbell
This extremely useful title is due to be published in September 2012. You can if you wish order at our special today and we will supply it as soon as it becomes available.
Nigel Sage, Michelle Sowden, Elizabeth Chorlton, and Andrea Edeleanu
This innovative workbook offers a basic introduction and guide to enable healthcare professionals to build an understanding of the relevance and application of CBT methods in everyday clinical practice.
Daniel Swinson and Matthew Seymour
This pocketbook summarises the epidemiology and risk factors for developing colorectal cancer and the basic biology of the disease.
This Third Edition of Counseling About Cancer is completely updated and expanded to feature five entirely new chapters on breast cancer, colon cancer, other solid tumors, clients and families, and genetic test results and follow-up.
After being diagnosed with thyroid cancer at the age of 27, Rosenthal, a choreographer and now a patient advocate for young adults with cancer, crisscrossed the country, interviewing other young cancer victims. Rosenthal’s text is part guidebook, part true confessions (including her own), as she segues between intimate conversations and sound advice on topics ranging from dating and parenting to working the health–care system and coping with pain.
David Kissane, Barry Bultz, Phyllis Butow and Ilora Finlay
This comprehensive text provides clinicians with practical and evidence-based guidelines to achieve effective, patient-centered communication in the areas of cancer and palliative care.
Maggie Watson and David W. Kissane
This title distills the wisdom and experience from the training manuals dedicated to individual psychological therapies and combines them into an accessible handbook for clinicians in cancer care today.
Infectious Causes of Cancer, aimed principally at nurses and other healthcare professionals, considers the epidemiology and biology of infectious causes of cancer. It examines each of the infectious agents associated with an increased risk of cancer discussing epidemiology of the infection and cancer, pathophysiology of the cancer, mechanisms, associated risk factors, and prevention of the infection and of the associated cancer.
'Following on from Young People Living with Cancer, this new book addresses the key question of what happens next. Through the willingness of the long-term survivors who trusted Anne with their life stories, this book provides a unique insight into both the character and quality of survivorship.
This book is a powerful and moving account of the experiences of 13 people with learning disabilities who were living with cancer.
Edited by Dr Clare Shaw, Consultant Dietitian at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Nutrition and Cancer takes an unrivalled look at this prevalent disease.
Egidio Del Fabbro, Eduardo Bruera, Wendy Demark-Wahnefried and Tim Bowling
This book enables physicians, nurses and also dieticians to better discuss these complex issues with patients and their families, and provides both background information and practical, clinical advice for managing the cancer patient at all stages of their disease trajectory.
Davis, Mellar P.; Glare, Paul A.; Hardy, Janet; Quigley, Columba
Clinicians handling the complex pain problems of cancer patients must incorporate the insight of basic scientists and pharmacologists, and this new edition of this comprehensive text brings together a wealth of experience from those involved in all aspects of opioids, with a view to improving both clinician understanding and patient care.
Robert Twycross and Andrew Wilcock
Along with meticulous revisions to each chapter, the UK PCF4 includes brand new content covering the latest developments in palliative care, including two completely new chapters; Drug Treatment in the Imminently Dying and Preemptive Prescribing in the Community; 16 new drug monographs, including two sections on anti-epileptic medications and one on Transmucosal Fentanyl, a subject in which there is currently much confusion; six new 'mini-monographs' and three more Quick Practice Guides.
Josephine Tonks N. Fawcett and Anne McQueen
Perspectives on Cancer Care is a unique collection of insights from contributors, based on their specific expertise and experience. It provides a range of perspectives on cancer care that can inspire the readers and encourage high quality care through an enhanced understanding of the patients′ needs and the carers′ skills.
Rehabilitation in Cancer Care is an essential clinical resource for all Allied Health Professionals working within or entering this specialist area. It provides practical guidance for the rehabilitation of people with cancer or those receiving palliative care.
Stanley B. Kaye, Alison Keen and Elaine Lennan
This book provides a comprehensive and meaningful picture of women′s cancers, including epidemiology, histopathology, staging, genetic predisposition, sexual function, fertility, treatment and management, survivorship, and palliative care.