Nursing Patients with Cancer: Principles and Practice

1st Edition


  • Nora Kearney
  • Alison Richardson
  • Table of Contents

    SECTION 1 Philosophies of Cancer Nursing and the Context of Care
    Section Editor: Yvonne Wengstrom
    1. Concepts of health behaviour
    A Topping
    2. Partnerships in care
    Y Wengstrom, C Forsberg
    3. The social and cultural context of cancer care
    K Ahlberg

    SECTION 2 The Scientific Basis of Cancer Care
    Section Editors: Diane Batchelor, Jaqualyn S Moore
    4. Cancer epidemiology
    H Evans, A Newnham, H Moller
    5. Genetic basis of cancer
    A Matakidou, T Eisen
    6. Pathology
    F Bosman
    7. The immunological basis of cancer
    J Moore

    SECTION 3 Prevention, Early Detection and Diagnosis
    Section Editor: Agnes Glaus
    8 Prevention
    A Glaus, S Aguinaga Bialous, P Rieger Trahan
    9 Early detection
    A Glaus, P Rieger Trahan

    SECTION 4 Treatment and Care
    Section Editors: Sara Faithfull, Mary Wells
    10 Decision making in cancer care
    AJ Munro
    11 The experience of cancer treatment
    D Fitzsimmons, J Middleton
    12 Surgery
    AM Thompson, M Wells
    13 Radiotherapy
    S Faithfull
    14 Chemotherapy in context
    M Coward, H Coley
    15 Biological therapy
    D Batchelor
    16 Bone Marrow Transplant
    Barry Quinn, Moira Stephens
    17 Hormone therapy in cancer care
    D Fenlon
    18 Complementary and alternative therapies in cancer care
    A Molassiotis, A Cawthorn, P Mackereth

    SECTION 5 Symptom Management
    Section Editors: Alexander Molassiotis, Gina Copp
    19 missing
    20 Nausea and vomiting
    A Molassiotis, S Borjeson
    21 missing
    22 Constipation and diarrhoea
    T Andrewes, C Norton
    23 Management of breathlessness in people with cancer
    S Moore, H Plant, M Bredin
    24 Skin and wound care
    W Naylor
    25 Cancer-related lymphoedema and its management
    J-A MacLaren
    26 Oral complications in patients with cancer
    KK Cheng
    27 Alopecia
    D Batchelor
    28 Maligant effusion
    S Dolan, N Preston
    29 Anorexia, cachexia and malnutrition
    A Molassiotis, J Foubert
    30 Cancer-rel


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    Churchill Livingstone
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