Handbook of Supportive Oncology and Palliative Care

Handbook of Supportive Oncology and Palliative Care is a practical guide to providing evidence-based and value-based care to adult and pediatric cancer patients experiencing severe symptoms and stressors due to cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment, and comorbid conditions. This accessible reference provides the art and science behind the whole-person and family approach to care by delivering the best practices to relieving a cancer patient’s symptoms across physical, psychosocial, and spiritual dimensions. Unlike other resources, this book covers all dimensions of palliative care but with a special emphasis on primary palliative care. Part One of the handbook provides the essential background and principles of supportive oncology and palliative care, including chapters on understanding the adult and pediatric patient and family illness experience, the roles and responsibilities of the palliative care team, and the art of the palliative care assessment interview. Part Two covers symptom management and includes ten chapters considering the major physical and psychosocial symptoms a cancer patient may face—neurologic, cardiac, respiratory, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, psychiatric, sleep and fatigue, pain, and psychosocial and spiritual distress. Part Three addresses special considerations and issues that an oncologist, physician, nurse or other healthcare provider often face in these settings, including chapters on intimacy, sexuality, and fertility issues, grief and bereavement, running a family meeting, care for the caregiver, and survivorship. Written by expert clinicians, this state-of-the-art handbook is a necessary resource for any oncologist, nurse, primary care physician, psychosocial expert, or related practitioner who endeavors to improve quality of life and provide healing to those suffering from cancer and its treatment. Key Features: Provides the binding principles of palliative care for pediatrics, adults and families from diverse cultures and spiritual beliefs Easy-to-read format makes extracting content fast and convenient for both the clinical and educational setting Guides the clinician and practitioner through the palliative care assessment process, including the appropriate questions for the palliative care interview

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  • Author : Ann Berger, MD, MSN
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Pages : 341 pages
  • ISBN : 0826128289
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Handbook of Supportive Oncology and Palliative Care

Handbook of Supportive Oncology and Palliative Care
  • Author : Ann Berger, MD, MSN,Pamela S. Hinds, PhD, RN, FAAN,Christina Puchalski, MD, MS, FACP, FAAHPM
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 21 December 2018
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Supportive Oncology and Palliative Care

Handbook of Supportive Oncology and Palliative Care is a practical guide to providing evidence-based and value-based care to adult and pediatric cancer patients experiencing severe symptoms and stressors due to cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment, and comorbid conditions. This accessible reference provides the art and science behind the whole-person and family approach to care by delivering the best practices to relieving a cancer patient’s symptoms across physical, psychosocial, and spiritual dimensions. Unlike other resources, this book covers all dimensions of

Principles and Practice of Palliative Care and Supportive Oncology

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  • Author : Ann M. Berger,John L. Shuster,Jamie H. Von Roenn
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release : 18 September 2021
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The first truly interdisciplinary book on supportive oncology and palliative care returns with a new edition that serves as a practical guide to the management of the myriad symptoms and quality-of-life issues that occur in patients with cancer—including newly diagnosed patients, patients undergoing treatment, cancer survivors, and patients whose disease is no longer curable. The interdisciplinary group of contributors includes leading experts in hospice care and palliative medicine, oncology, nursing, neurology, psychiatry, anesthesiology, and pharmacology. This completely revised edition

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  • Author : Mellar P. Davis,Petra Feyer,Petra Ortner,Camilla Zimmermann
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 11 February 2011
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Supportive Oncology, by Drs. Davis, Feyer, Ortner, and Zimmermann, is your practical guide to improving your patients‘ quality of life and overall outcomes by integrating palliative care principles into the scope of clinical oncologic practice at all points along their illness trajectories. A multidisciplinary editorial team, representing the dual perspectives of palliative medicine and oncology, offers expert guidance on how to effectively communicate diagnoses and prognoses with cancer patients and their families, set treatment goals, and manage symptoms through pharmacological

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  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release : 03 December 2012
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  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release : 18 September 1998
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Supportive Cancer Care

Supportive Cancer Care
  • Author : David Alberts,Maria Lluria-Prevatt,Stephanie Kha,Karen Weihs
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 02 February 2016
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This textbook provides a highly coordinated, interdisciplinary model for future clinical cancer supportive care programs in National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Clinical and Comprehensive Cancer Centers and NCI Community Oncology Research Programs (NCORPs). At the same time, it is intended to serve as an up-to-date resource for oncologists and primary care providers that addresses the many aspects of supportive care associated with cancer survivorship. Accordingly, the book covers a wide range of areas and topics, including but not limited to

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  • Author : Children's Oncology Group
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release : 05 April 2004
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Three of every four children and adolescents with cancer can now be cured. However, physicians are using increasingly intensive treatment regimens. These treatments can expose patients to toxic chemotherapeutic agents, invasive surgical procedures, and radiation oncology interventions that risk disfigurement, neuropsychiatric damage, and life-threatening organ toxicity. These potentially dire consequences have mandated that advances in cancer treatment go hand in hand with supportive care measures that sustain patients through their therapeutic ordeal and allow each patient to achieve maximum quality

The Hospital for Sick Children Handbook of Supportive Care in Pediatric Oncology

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  • Author : Oussama Abla
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release : 22 October 2010
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The Handbook for Supportive Care in Pediatric Oncology provides a practical approach to the clinical management of problems unique to childhood cancer and its therapy. It is expertly written by thirty-two pediatricians and allied health care professionals, and features 19 concise chapters organized alphabetically by organ system. Topics unique to this handbook include state-of-art information on the management of chemotherapy induced nausea, practical approaches to abdominal pain, and common psychiatric issues in pediatric oncology. An essential resource for all pediatric residents,

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  • Author : Sebastiano Mercadante
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release : 03 September 2020
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This text considers the concepts of cancer pain, palliative care and supportive care, leading the reader on an evolutionary journey parallel to changes in these disciplines. It highlights new research in these fields, reflecting the link between clinical activity, primordial intuitions, and scientific data.

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  • Author : Ian Olver
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 25 September 2018
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This book is intended for medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, general practitioners, nurses and allied health workers. Complete with case vignettes, key points, and sidebar summaries to further assist readers using practical tips and tricks, this textbook provides current information on the management and prevention of cancer-related side effects, referring to up-to-date sources that are useful for conducting further research. It also introduces new topics, such as financial toxicity and complementary medicine,

Principles and Practice of Palliative Care and Support Oncology

Principles and Practice of Palliative Care and Support Oncology
  • Author : Ann Berger,Joseph F. O'Neill
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release : 01 March 2021
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The only book on the market to cover palliative care for both adults and children, Pediatric and Adult Palliative Care and Support Oncology offers an easy-to-read, interdisciplinary approach to supportive oncology as well as end-of-life care. Ideal for oncologists, residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, the fifth edition provides important updates for conventional topics while also featuring several brand new chapters. Covering everything from dermatologic toxicity of cancer treatment to running family meetings for setting goals of care, this