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Title Prostate Cancer : Nursing Assessment, Management, and Care / Meredith Wallace, Lorrie L. Powel, editors.
Imprint New York : Springer, [2002]

Series Springer series on geriatric nursing
Springer series on geriatric nursing.
Subject Prostate -- Cancer -- Nursing.
Prostatic Neoplasms -- nursing.
Nursing Assessment.
Alt Name Kazer, Meredith Wallace.
Powel, Lorrie L.
Description 1 online resource (x, 224 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prostate cancer : the nature of the problem / Meredith Wallace and Lorrie L. Powel -- Prostate cancer : risk factors and prevention / Joannie Meehan -- Assessment, screening and diagnosis of prostate cancer / Eun-Hyun Lee -- Treatment choices and the decision-making process / Maureen E. O'Rourke -- Quality of life with prostate cancer / Lorrie L. Powel and Meredith Wallace -- Nursing care for radical prostatectomy / Penny Marschke -- Nursing care for radiation treatment / Vanna M. Dest -- Hormone therapy / Dorothy A. Calabrese -- Watchful waiting-managing prostate cancer as a chronic disease / Meredith Wallace -- Prevalent issues in patient education / Vanna M. Dest and Meredith Wallace -- End of life care / Susan Derby and Diane B. Loseth.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Summary Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in American adult males. The content of this book, developed by clinical nurse experts, provides information on the state-of-the-art care of men with prostate cancer. Readers will gain a thorough understanding of symptoms, diagnostic methods, treatment options, and psychosocial effects of this disease. A major focus of the book is on quality of life and the nurses' role in improving this through teaching patients and their families how to manage common symptoms and side effects such as urinary and sexual problems.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780826187468 (electronic bk.)
0826187463 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 291063424
Additional Format Print version: Prostate cancer. New York : Springer, ©2002 0826187455 9780826187451 (DLC) 2001057650 (OCoLC)48508232

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