An Evidence-Based Approach to the Treatment and Care of the Older Adult with Cancer

An Evidence-Based Approach to the Treatment and Care of the Older Adult with Cancer

By: Anne M Reb (editor), Diane G Cope (editor)Paperback

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Description

Highlighting a new frontier in the field of oncology - the highly specialized and individually tailored care of the older adult - this new text will provide your students with a comprehensive guide to caring for this ever-growing patient population. With this next text, you will gain a thorough understanding of general and site-specific care and treatment guidelines and plans. Topics include cancer and the aging population; research issues; physiology of aging; cancer screening; pharmacologic issues; nutritional care; symptom management of pain; sexuality; spiritual and palliative care; cancer survivorship; and more. You will also gain valuable information on a variety of cancers and their specific effect on older adults; including breast, colorectal, head and neck, lung, prostate, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and hematologic malignancies and disorders. If you are caring for older adults with cancer, you should consider adding this new text to your nursing library!

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Product Details

  • publication date: 15/01/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781890504588
  • Format: Paperback, Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 625
  • ID: 9781890504588
  • weight: 1324
  • ISBN10: 1890504580

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