ISBN 9780340763964,Palliative Care For People With Cancer

Palliative Care For People With Cancer



Hodder Arnold Publication

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9780340763964

ISBN-10 0340763965

Paper Back

Number of Pages 448 Pages
Language (English)

Diseases & disorders

Palliative Care for People with Cancer describes the kind of care needed towards the end of life or at any point on what has been called "the cancer journey." Its focus is on the highest quality of life for the person with cancer and it includes care of the family before, at and after the death. The third edition is a comprehensive guide for nurses and other members of the multidisciplinary team who work with people with cancer and their families. Key Features: * Fully revised, restructured and updated * New chapters on disease modifying treatments, breathlessness, palliative nursing, reflective practice and palliative care on the internet * Addresses the key areas of symptom management, meeting needs and palliative nursing