Lung Cancer. A Multidisciplinary Approach

34,59 €
Alison Leary
Fecha Publicacion
23 ene. 2012
Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer worldwide and the most common cause of cancer death in the UK. Lung Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach provides clinicians with a comprehensive text that can be used when caring for patients with lung cancer throughout the entire patient journey. This edited collection explores: the aetiology of lung cancer; mesothelioma; the range of available treatments, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy; surgical care, supportive and end of life care, quality of life issues, and the role of the nurse within the multidisciplinary team. Lung Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach is an essential resource for all nurses and healthcare professionals working with cancer patients. FEATURES ¡A comprehensive, evidence-based guide to lung cancer ¡Illustrative case studies used throughout ¡Contributions from respected healthcare professionals in the field ¡Interprofessional in focus TABLE OF CONTENTS Section One: Lung cancer as a disease. ¡1. Lung cancer-a historical context (Prof JM Kirk FRCS). ¡2. The epidemiology of lung cancer (AL). ¡3. Lung Cancer-A socio-political entity (AL). Section Two: The diagnosis and treatment of Lung Cancer. ¡4. The presentation and diagnosis of lung cancer (Prof SG Spiro FRCP). ¡5. Chemotherapy & Biological therapy (Dr SM Lee FRCP). ¡6. Radiotherapy (Dr D Carnell FRCP). ¡7. Surgery (Mr MP Hayward FRCS Consultant Cardio-thoracic Surgeon). Section Three: Supporting patients with Lung Cancer a Multidisciplinary approach. ¡8. Lung cancer nursing-Living with lung cancer (Ms Wendy Burford RGN, Clinical Nurse Specialist). ¡9. Supportive care in Lung cancer (Ms Kay Eaton Consultant Nurse MSc RGN). ¡10.Experiencing lung cancer-Quality of life in Lung cancer (AL)). ¡11.End of Life care (Mr M Coughlan MSc RGN Lecturer-practitioner St Josephs Hospice). AUTHOR Alison Leary is Senior Lecturer in Oncology at University College London NHS Foundation Trust. She is also Visiting Fellow at Kings College London.
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