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Title Breast cancer nursing : care and management / edited by Victoria Harmer.

Publication Info. Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.99449 B828BCN    Check Shelf
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An overview of the breast and breast cancer / Elisabeth Grimsey -- The histopathology of breast cancer / Helen E. Froyd and Victoria Harmer -- Genetic factors in breast cancer / Audrey Ardern-Jones -- Breast screening / Ann-Marie Fretwell -- Surgery for breast cancer / Victoria Harmer -- Physiotherapy for patients with breast cancer / Helen Macleod and Pauline Koelling -- Breast reconstruction / Nicola West -- Chemotherapy as a treatment for breast cancer / Elaine Lennan -- Radiotherapy as a treatment for breast cancer / Karen Burnet -- Endocrine as a treatment for breast cancer / Deborah Fenlon and Kay Townsend -- Lymphoedema and breast cancer / Mary Woods -- Fungating wounds / Victoria Harmer -- Advanced disease / Elizabeth Sumner -- Complementary and alternative therapies / Rosemary Lucey -- Psychological issues for the patient with breast cancer / Jane Rogers and Mary Turner -- Survivorship issues / Carmel Sheppard -- Specialist nursing roles : what are the challenges? / Emma Pennery.
Summary It gives up-to-date evidence-based information and practical advice on nursing care throughout diagnosis, treatment, recovery and end-of-life care. --from publisher description.
Subject Breast -- Cancer.
Breast -- Diseases -- Nursing.
Cancer -- Nursing.
Breast Neoplasms -- nursing.
Breast Neoplasms -- therapy.
Oncology Nursing -- methods.
Added Author Harmer, Victoria.
ISBN 9781405198660 (pbk. ;) (alk. paper)
1405198664 (pbk. ;) (alk. paper)
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