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Head and Neck Oncology Nursing

Head and Neck Oncology Nursing

Tricia Feber

ISBN: 978-1-861-56147-3

Sep 2006

600 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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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.
Core Issues.

Acute Nursing Care Management.

Important Aspects of quality of Life - Psychology.

Social and Emotional Management.

Treatment modalities.

Thyroid Cancer.