2nd Edition edition - 24 Dec 2010
Paperback: 384 pages
This comprehensive handbook is for nurses and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of people with breast cancer. It gives up–to–date evidence–based information and practical advice on nursing care throughout diagnosis, treatment, recovery and end–of–life care.
Each chapter is written by an expert in the field. Topics include the anatomy of the breast, available treatments, complementary therapies, the psychological care of patients and their families, and the role of the specialist nurse. This book provides a well–balanced approach to all aspects of managing breast malignancy. The importance of writing from a nursing perspective is underlined so that the essence of support and bedside care is maintained.