Breast Cancer : Nursing Care and Management
Victoria HarmerISBN: 1861563531; 9781861563538;
Book DescriptionThis comprehensive book is for all nurses and other health professionals involved in the care of people with breast cancer and covers all aspects of the subject. It gives sound evidence-based information and advice on the nursing care foreach stage of the patient's journey. Each chapter is written by an expert in the field and topics include the anatomy of the breast, all available treatments, complementary therapies, the psychological care of both patients and their families, and the role of the specialist nurse. With breast cancer increading as the population ages, this book provides a well-balanced approach to all aspects of managing malignancy. The importance of writing from a nursing perspective is underlined so that the essence of support and bedside care is not missed.