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Abc Of Cancer Care

Author : Carlo Palmieri
ISBN : 9781118526859
Genre : Medical
File Size : 27. 33 MB
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ABC of Cancer Care is a practical primary care guide to help health professionals better inform their patients, manage and recognize the common complications of cancers and their treatment, and understand the rationale and implications of decisions made in secondary and tertiary care. It provides coverage of the diagnosis, management, treatment and on-going surveillance of common cancers within the multidisciplinary context of primary care. Individual chapters assess the different treatment options, including surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, and examine their possible side effects. The contribution of clinical trials and new advances in cancer treatment including biological and targeted therapies, robotic surgery and advanced radiotherapy techniques are all described. Other aspects of cancer care, from nursing support and nutrition to psychological care and survivorship, are also covered. Edited by a specialist and general practitioner team, with multidisciplinary contributors, ABC of Cancer Care is ideal for general practitioners, practice nurses, cancer care nurses, medical students, and all healthcare professionals treating and supporting cancer patients. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Abc Of Skin Cancer

Author : Sajjad Rajpar
ISBN : 9781444312508
Genre : Medical
File Size : 21. 45 MB
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The ABC of Skin Cancer is designed to boost GP confidence in the diagnosis and referral of skin cancer, focusing on differential diagnosis and common pitfalls. In line with the latest NICE guidelines in the UK, this book outlines best practice management in primary care, whilst also covering the Australian perspective on this cancer. Chapters on non-surgical treatment and prevention are also included. This new highly illustrated title in the successful ABC series provides a concise, factual and practical overview of skin cancers and pre-cancerous lesions for general practitioners, junior doctors and medical students.

My Abc Book Of Cancer

Author : Shannin Chamberlain
ISBN : 9780912184074
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 31. 91 MB
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Ten-year-old Shannon Chamberlain describes, in ABC format, her bout with cancer. Concludes with a discussion of childhood cancer, suggested reading list, glossary, and resource guide.

Abc Of Colorectal Cancer

Author : Annie M. Young
ISBN : 9781444346442
Genre : Medical
File Size : 82. 40 MB
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Colorectal cancer is a common cause of morbidity and mortality in which prevention, screening and early detection are vital. Beginning with the patient perspective and following the patient pathway, this new second edition covers epidemiology and prevention, screening programmes, decision support networks, the role of primary care, and supportive care for patients with colorectal cancer. The ABC of Colorectal Cancer provides the core knowledge on clinical genetics, diagnosis, imaging, therapy and surgery options and the latest evidence based guidelines for treating and managing colorectal cancer patients within the multidisciplinary team. Highly illustrated and accessible, it covers the full spectrum of the disease to provide the basis to make a real difference to clinical management. This is an invaluable practical guide for the non-specialist on all aspects of colorectal cancer, and is ideal for general practitioners, junior doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

A Breast Cancer Alphabet

Author : Madhulika Sikka
ISBN : 0385348517
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 54. 52 MB
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A comprehensive guide to life during and after breast cancer shares practical advice on how to plan a life after diagnosis, covering topics ranging from intimacy and hair loss to working and managing the profound emotions that accompany the disease and its treatments.

Genetics For Health Professionals In Cancer Care

Author : Chris Jacobs
ISBN : 9780191653490
Genre : Medical
File Size : 47. 10 MB
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The role of genetics is becoming increasingly important in all aspects of healthcare and particularly in the field of cancer care. Genetics for Health Professionals in Cancer Care: From Principles to Practice equips health professionals with the knowledge and skills required for all aspects of managing cancer family history. This includes taking an accurate cancer family history and drawing a family tree; understanding cancer biology, basic cancer genetics and the genes involved in hereditary breast, ovarian, prostate, colorectal, gastric and related gynaecological cancers and rare cancer predisposing syndromes; assessing cancer risk and communicating risk information; early detection and risk reducing measures available for those at increased risk and managing individuals with hereditary cancer. Drawing on experiences of health professionals, Genetics for Health Professionals in Cancer Care discusses the challenges raised and provides practical advice and insight into what happens when a patient is referred for genetic counselling and genetic testing, including the psychological, social and ethical issues faced by individuals and families with and at risk of hereditary cancer. The book also provides practical guidance on setting up a cancer family history clinic in primary and secondary care. Genetics for Health Professionals in Cancer Care is essential reading for healthcare professionals working with cancer patients and their families, and is an ideal reference text for non-specialists working in cancer genetics.

An Introduction To Cancer Care

Author : Tracey McCready
ISBN : IND:30000109190045
Genre : Medical
File Size : 22. 46 MB
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An Introduction to Cancer Care serves as an important introduction to Cancer Care for any health care professional that comes into contact with individuals and their families who suffer from cancer. Care needs to be holistic and evidence based in order that the patient can experience the best possible quality of life throughout the cancer journey. The structure of the book relates closely to this journey and also to national guidelines for excellence in cancer care. Research, communication skills and psychosocial care are themes, which run throughout the book along with culture and multi-professional working. The book includes subjects such as: * Understanding the nature of cancer, common cancers and treatment * Body image * Symptom management * Ethical and legal issues An Introduction to Cancer Care is aimed at students and professionals who require more knowledge in cancer care, for those who wish to consolidate their existing knowledge and for people returning to practice in this area.

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