Home > Books > Caring for the Older Adult with Cancer in the Ambulatory Setting
Caring for the Older Adult with Cancer in the Ambulatory Setting
View PDF

Caring for the Older Adult with Cancer in the Ambulatory Setting

Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: McEvoy, L.; Cope, D.
Publisher: The Oncology Nursing Society
ISBN: 978-1-935-86414-1
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections

Examines cancer and the aging population, including ambulatory oncology care and the role of the ambulatory oncology nurse.

Healthcare professionals are faced with unique challenges in treating the older patient with cancer, and this detailed text examines issues surrounding caring for this population type.

You’ll also find information on the physiology of aging and how older adults are impacted. The book details theories of aging, the physiologics of aging, pharmacokinetics, and more. The book also covers developing a comprehensive geriatric assessment, issues involving hospice and palliative care, survivorship issues in the older adult, psychosocial issues, and symptom management in the older adult with cancer (including anorexia and weight loss, cognitive impairment, dehydration, fatigue, pain, and sexuality).

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: The Oncology Nursing Society
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: McEvoy, L.; Cope, D.
  • ISBN: 978-1-935-86414-1
  • Specialty:
    Geriatrics & Gerontology
    Gerontology
    Oncology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 204
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2012

Caring for the Older Adult with Cancer in the Ambulatory Setting is included in the following Collections:

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Social Policy & Practice A comprehensive bibliographic database, SSP helps professionals, practitioners, researchers, and students to understand, plan, and evaluate existing and future social policy.
JOTM
Visible Body Muscle Premium 3D interactive specialty module illustrates the basic movement of a variety of muscles throughout the human body as they interact with bone, nerves, and ligaments.
JOTM
Anesthesia & Analgesia Official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society, provides the practice-oriented, clinical research to keep current and provide optimal care to patients.
JOTM
PAIN® Official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain, publishes original research on the nature, mechanisms and treatment of pain.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Harborview Illustrated Tips and Tricks in Fracture Surgery, 2nd Alumni Edition
Graduates of the Orthopaedic Trauma program at the University of Washington Harborview Medical Center provide tips and tricks gleaned from their years of professional practice.

Illustrated Tips and Tricks in Sports Medicine Surgery
Succinct, precise information from a wide range of experts and prestigious institutions on tackling technical problems in sports medicine surgery.