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Lung Cancer [electronic resource] : A Multidisciplinary Approach

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublication details: Chicester : Wiley, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781444398632
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Lung Cancer : A Multidisciplinary ApproachDDC classification:
  • 616.99/424 616.99424
LOC classification:
  • RC280.L8
Online resources:
Contents:
Lung Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction to Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma; Introduction; Epidemiology and causes of lung cancer; Overview of the types of lung cancer; Delivering cancer services and the multidisciplinary team; Meeting information needs; Summary; References; 2 The Presentation and Diagnosis of Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma; Introduction; Clinical features of lung cancer; Paraneoplastic syndromes; Risk factors for lung cancer; Performance status; Investigation of lung cancer; Staging of lung cancer
An algorithm for the diagnosis and staging of non-small-cell lung cancerMesothelioma; Summary; References; Further reading; 3 Chemotherapy and Biological Agents; Introduction; Chemotherapy; Chemotherapy for advanced NSCLC; Addition of targeted therapies to chemotherapy in NSCLC; Chemotherapy for small-cell lung cancer; Mesothelioma; Summary; References; 4 Lung Radiotherapy; Introduction; Principles of radiotherapy; The use of radiotherapy in non-small-cell lung cancer; The use of radiotherapy in small-cell lung cancer; Palliative radiotherapy; Management of patients during radiotherapy
Managing complex ethical dilemmasPlanning care for the patient dying from lung cancer; Summary; References; 9 Quality of Life in Lung Cancer; Introduction; Cancer: the journey, the individual and society; Doing the work of cancer and quality of life; Towards an understanding of the meaning of quality of life in lung cancer; Quality of life in advanced lung cancer: instruments used to measure health-related quality of life; Summary; References; Index
New techniques under evaluationSummary; References; 5 Surgery for Lung Cancer; Introduction; The role of the surgeon; Reaching decisions about surgery; Surgery for cancers of the lung; The role of adjuvant treatment in NSCLC; Palliative surgical procedures; Carcinoid tumours and neuroendocrine cancer; Surgery for small-cell lung cancer; Bronchoalveolar cell cancer; Postoperative complications, rehabilitation follow-up; The multidisciplinary team in postsurgical care; Summary; References; 6 The Nursing Care of Patients with Lung Cancer; Introduction
What are the important issues in relation to lung cancer nursing?Context of lung cancer services; The challenges of lung cancer; The role of the specialist nurse; Summary; References; 7 Supportive Care in Lung Cancer; Introduction; Supportive care; Communicating the 'diagnosis'; Attitudes towards cancer; Uncertainty; Psychological distress; A family-centred approach to care; Improving the patient experience: care across the pathway; Summary; References; 8 End of Life Care; Introduction; Palliative and end of life care; Dying in the twenty-first century; Diagnosing dying
Summary: Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer worldwide and the most common cause of cancer death in the UK. Lung Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach provides clinicians with a comprehensive text that can be used when caring for patients with lung cancer throughout the entire patient journey. This edited collection explores: the aetiology of lung cancer; mesothelioma; the range of available treatments, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy; surgical care, supportive and end of life care, quality of life issues, and the role of the nurse within the multidisciplinary team.<ul type="
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Lung Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction to Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma; Introduction; Epidemiology and causes of lung cancer; Overview of the types of lung cancer; Delivering cancer services and the multidisciplinary team; Meeting information needs; Summary; References; 2 The Presentation and Diagnosis of Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma; Introduction; Clinical features of lung cancer; Paraneoplastic syndromes; Risk factors for lung cancer; Performance status; Investigation of lung cancer; Staging of lung cancer

An algorithm for the diagnosis and staging of non-small-cell lung cancerMesothelioma; Summary; References; Further reading; 3 Chemotherapy and Biological Agents; Introduction; Chemotherapy; Chemotherapy for advanced NSCLC; Addition of targeted therapies to chemotherapy in NSCLC; Chemotherapy for small-cell lung cancer; Mesothelioma; Summary; References; 4 Lung Radiotherapy; Introduction; Principles of radiotherapy; The use of radiotherapy in non-small-cell lung cancer; The use of radiotherapy in small-cell lung cancer; Palliative radiotherapy; Management of patients during radiotherapy

Managing complex ethical dilemmasPlanning care for the patient dying from lung cancer; Summary; References; 9 Quality of Life in Lung Cancer; Introduction; Cancer: the journey, the individual and society; Doing the work of cancer and quality of life; Towards an understanding of the meaning of quality of life in lung cancer; Quality of life in advanced lung cancer: instruments used to measure health-related quality of life; Summary; References; Index

New techniques under evaluationSummary; References; 5 Surgery for Lung Cancer; Introduction; The role of the surgeon; Reaching decisions about surgery; Surgery for cancers of the lung; The role of adjuvant treatment in NSCLC; Palliative surgical procedures; Carcinoid tumours and neuroendocrine cancer; Surgery for small-cell lung cancer; Bronchoalveolar cell cancer; Postoperative complications, rehabilitation follow-up; The multidisciplinary team in postsurgical care; Summary; References; 6 The Nursing Care of Patients with Lung Cancer; Introduction

What are the important issues in relation to lung cancer nursing?Context of lung cancer services; The challenges of lung cancer; The role of the specialist nurse; Summary; References; 7 Supportive Care in Lung Cancer; Introduction; Supportive care; Communicating the 'diagnosis'; Attitudes towards cancer; Uncertainty; Psychological distress; A family-centred approach to care; Improving the patient experience: care across the pathway; Summary; References; 8 End of Life Care; Introduction; Palliative and end of life care; Dying in the twenty-first century; Diagnosing dying

Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer worldwide and the most common cause of cancer death in the UK. Lung Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach provides clinicians with a comprehensive text that can be used when caring for patients with lung cancer throughout the entire patient journey. This edited collection explores: the aetiology of lung cancer; mesothelioma; the range of available treatments, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy; surgical care, supportive and end of life care, quality of life issues, and the role of the nurse within the multidisciplinary team.<ul type="