Head and Neck Oncology Nursing / Edition 1

Head and Neck Oncology Nursing / Edition 1

by Tricia Feber
     
 

This book provides an extensive and detailed review of all recent literature on the care and support of head and neck cancer patients from diagnosis, through to treatment and aftercare. Drawing on evidence-based information, the book addresses a range of key issues involved in the care of head and neck cancer patients including:- the management of oral problems

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Overview

This book provides an extensive and detailed review of all recent literature on the care and support of head and neck cancer patients from diagnosis, through to treatment and aftercare. Drawing on evidence-based information, the book addresses a range of key issues involved in the care of head and neck cancer patients including:- the management of oral problems; airway problems; fungating wounds; major haemorrhage; nutrition and pain. Aspects of social and emotional support fore the patient are also explored in a complete section on quality of life and psychological care.Written primarily from a nursing perspective, this book recognises that care of the patient with heads and neck cancer is very much a multi-disciplinary activity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861561473
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/11/2000
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Core Issues.

Acute Nursing Care Management.

Important Aspects of quality of Life - Psychology.

Social and Emotional Management.

Treatment modalities.

Thyroid Cancer.

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