||Section 1. Management of treatment-related adverse effects -- section 2. Management of tumor-related symptoms -- section 3. Management of complications in the palliative setting -- section 4. Rehabilitation and survivorship -- section 5. Communication and decision making -- section 6. Psychosocial oncology.
||Supportive Oncology, by Drs. Davis, Feyer, Ortner, and Zimmermann, is your practical guide to improving your patients₁ quality of life and overall outcomes by integrating palliative care principles into the scope of clinical oncologic practice at all points along their illness trajectories. A multidisciplinary editorial team, representing the dual perspectives of palliative medicine and oncology, offers expert guidance on how to effectively communicate diagnoses and prognoses with cancer patients and their families, set treatment goals, and manage symptoms through pharmacological therapies, as well as non-pharmacological therapies and counselling when appropriate.
|General note||"Expert consult"--Cover.|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Source of description||Print version record.|
|Issued in other form||Print version: Supportive oncology. Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier/Saunders, 2011 9781437710151|
|ISBN||9781437710151 (electronic bk.)|
|ISBN||1437710158 (electronic bk.)|
|ISBN||9781437735949 (electronic bk.)|
|ISBN||1437735940 (electronic bk.)|
|Stock number||176776:173204 Elsevier Science & Technology http://www.sciencedirect.com|