Site-Specific Cancer Series: Head and Neck Cancer

Site-Specific Cancer Series: Head and Neck Cancer
By:
K. Clarke & M. J. Dropkin (Eds.)
ISBN:
9781890504557
Published by:
Oncology Nursing Society
Publication date:
2005
Pages:
152
Binding:
Softcover
Member Price
Member Price:$35.00
Non-Member Price:
Price: $49.00
Site-Specific Cancer Series: Head and Neck Cancer

Caring for patients with head and neck cancer presents tremendous nursing challenges in all practice settings. Although new surgical techniques and treatments have improved function, cosmesis, and symptom management, individuals with head and neck cancer still have unique physiologic and psychosocial needs. Patients may suffer through facial disfigurement and the multiple sensorimotor functional impairments associated with treatments such as surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.

Head and Neck Cancer reviews all aspects of this disease, including

  • Anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology
  • Prevention and early detection
  • Patient assessment
  • Surgical management of head and neck malignancies
  • Radiation treatment and symptom management
  • Chemotherapy
  • Postoperative management of the head and neck surgical patient
  • Survivorship
  • Nursing research issues.

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