Publication Year: 2009
Authors/Editor: Shockney, Lillie D
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Written by nationally-renowned nursing expert, here's an essential guide for nurses providing care to breast cancer survivors and those interested in joining the burgeoning field of cancer survivorship care
Concise, informative, insightful, this one-of-a-kind text gives nurses the information they need to provide optimal care to breast cancer patients and survivors. Topics include understanding the psychological needs of patients, empowering them to conqueror fears and pursue healthy lifestyles that can help reduce risk of cancer recurrence, information on potential drug interactions for patients undergoing long-term hormonal therapy, and techniques for recognizing and dealing with cancer symptoms. Also features up-to-date clinical information and answers to frequently asked questions.