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Management of Cancer in the Older Patient
     

Management of Cancer in the Older Patient

by Arash Naeim
 

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Management of Cancer in the Older Patient, by Drs. Arash Naeim, David Reuben, and Patricia Ganz, offers the help you need to effectively diagnose, refer, and manage cancer in geriatric patients. You’ll see how to provide effective cancer screening; refer your patients to the right oncologist; deal with comorbidities, frailties, and other complications;

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Management of Cancer in the Older Patient, by Drs. Arash Naeim, David Reuben, and Patricia Ganz, offers the help you need to effectively diagnose, refer, and manage cancer in geriatric patients. You’ll see how to provide effective cancer screening; refer your patients to the right oncologist; deal with comorbidities, frailties, and other complications; navigate end-of-life issues; and much more. A templated, user-friendly format makes it easy to find and apply the answers you need.

See how to best manage geriatric cancer patients with help from leading specialists in both geriatrics and oncology

Make informed decisions as to when to refer patients to specialists.

Provide the supportive care your patients and their families need on issues such as such as mental health, pain, fatigue, nausea, insomnia.

Be prepared to help cancer survivors navigate their after-treatment care including adjuvant therapy, side effects, second cancers, quality of life, and other concerns.

Offer accurate guidance on ethical issues like competency, end of life, hospice, the role of the caregiver, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455723133
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
08/17/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
312
File size:
7 MB

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