Handbook of Cancer Survivorship Care

Author: Rodriguez, Maria Alma

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  • ISBN: 9780826138194
  • Author: Rodriguez, Maria Alma
  • Publ Date: 2018-07-30
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 256
  • Imprint: SPRINGER PUB *#
  • Status: NSI
  • ID - 569114

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Handbook of Cancer Survivorship Care serves as a practical and concise guide for the multidisciplinary management of cancer survivors. Each chapter is authored by a team consisting of a seasoned oncologist and an experienced practitioner who provides direct services in survivorship care. Chapters reflect the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and cover the high-yield pearls and clinical applications that lead to quality patient care outcomes. Part One discusses the basic concepts of survivorship care, models of care, and clinical tools while addressing late and long-term effects of treatment, screening methods for secondary or recurring tumors, and prevention of disease relapse. Part Two includes chapters on cancers commonly seen in community practices, such as breast, prostate, lymphoma, colorectal and many more. Each chapter in Part Two provides clinical pearls and disease-specific background, a guide to disease surveillance, instructions for monitoring late effects, early detection tips, and information on psychosocial health, all to better direct clinical assessment and management. With cancer survivors an increasing segment of the healthcare population and survivorship care rapidly evolving, it is paramount that oncologists and other care providers are up-to-date on the clinical strategies, interventions, and recommendations for follow up care. As a pocket-sized, quick reference, Handbook of Cancer Survivorship Care is an indispensable resource for any health care provider seeing patients in remission; it covers the must-know points of clinical management and successfully carries over cutting-edge expertise into clinical practice whether it is used at the bedside or in the clinic. Key Features: Includes practical guidance on challenging areas such as addressing psychosocial issues, establishing screening and prevention strategies, managing late effects in cancer survivors and many more Easy-to-read outline format makes referencing in the clinical setting quick and convenient Practical Clinical Vignettes with Self-Assessment Q&A accompany each chapter in Part Two Clinical pearls highlight survivorship guidelines and their application Provides management guidelines and detailed disease surveillance strategies for site specific cancers Includes digital access to the e-book


 

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