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Title Problem solving in older cancer patients / edited by Alistair Ring, MD, MA, FRCP, Danielle Harari, MBBS, FRCP, Tania Kalsi, MBBS, MRCP, Janine Mansi, MD, FRCP, Peter Selby, CBE, MD, MA, DSc, FRCP, FRCR, FMedSci.

Publication Info. Oxford : Clinical Publishing, 2016.


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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 310 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note "Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research UK were pleased to support the Association of Cancer Physicians and the British Geriatrics Society in their 2014 workshop held in Manchester [England] and in this publication, Problem Solving in Older Cancer Patients." Preface.
Contents 1. Cancer in Older People: an Overview -- 2. Clinical Epidemiology and Patterns of Care for Cancer in Older Patients -- 3. Improving Care for Older Cancer Patients in the NHS -- 4. Strategies to Improve Outcomes for Older Cancer Patients: Learning from the Improving Cancer Treatment Assessment and Support for Older People Project -- 5.A European Perspective on Cancer Care in Older People -- 6. Clinical Trials in Older Patients with Cancer -- 7.Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and Available Tools -- 8. Special Issues Concerning Radiotherapy in Older Cancer Patients -- 9. Special Issues Concerning Systemic Anticancer Therapy in Older Cancer Patients -- 10. Special Issues in the Selection of Older Cancer Patients and Delivery of Their Surgery.
Note continued: 11. Drug Therapy in Older People: Pharmacology and the Dangers of Polypharmacy / Paul Gallagher -- 12. Screening for Breast and Prostate Cancer in the Older Population / Malcolm Reed -- 13. The Nursing Perspective / Richard Henry -- 14. Allied Health Professional Perspective / Margot Gosney -- 15. Perspectives from a GP on Care of Older People with Cancer / Winnie Kwan -- 16. Anaesthetic Perspective / Irwin Foo -- 17. Ethics, Consent and Capacity in the Older Cancer Patient / Margot Gosney -- 18. Palliative Care in Older Cancer Patients / Michael I. Bennett -- Section Two Case studies -- 1.A Patient with Lung Cancer, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hypertension and Dizziness / Ana Montes -- 2. Colorectal Cancer in a Patient with an Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm, Peripheral Vascular Disease and Poor Nutritional Status / Paul Ross -- 3.A Patient with Early-Stage Lung Cancer and Heart Disease / Mary E.R. O'Brien.
Note continued: 4.A Patient with Colorectal Cancer, Liver Metastases and Falls / Matthew Seymour -- 5. Adjuvant Chemotherapy in a Patient with Breast Cancer / Bob Leonard -- 6.A Patient with Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer, Transient Ischaemic Attack and Impotence / Malcolm Mason -- 7. Surgery for Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer in a Morbidly Obese Patient with Diabetes and Renal Impairment / Sarah Ngan -- 8. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary in a Patient with Multiple Comorbidities / Jonathan Birns -- 9. Incontinence Developing During Chemotherapy in a Patient with Advanced Ovarian Cancer and Diabetes / David Jackson -- 10.A Patient with Breast Cancer and Dementia / Eleni Karapanagioto -- 11.A Patient with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia, Comorbidities and Fatigue / Timothy Chevassut -- 12.A Frail Patient with Colorectal Cancer Considered for Chemotherapy Who Struggles to Complete Activities of Daily Living / Debashis Sarker --
Note continued: 13. Optimal First-Line Management of a Patient with Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma / Lisa Pickering -- 14. Lymphoma in a Patient with Pre-existing Depression and Parkinson's Disease Who Struggles to Complete Activities of Daily Living / Edward Spilg -- 15.A Patient with Carcinoma of the Thyroid and Delirium / Kate Newbold -- 16. Pancreatic Cancer in a Patient on More Than 10 Internal Medicine Therapies / Juliet Wright -- 17. Advanced Ovarian Cancer in a Patient who Is Socially Isolated and Deaf / Susana Banerjee -- 18. Fitness for Radical Surgery in a Patient with Uterine Cancer, Hypertension, Obesity and Peripheral Vascular Disease / Kate Lankester -- 19.A Patient with Head and Neck Cancer Who Is a Heavy Smoker with Emphysema and Poor Nutrition / Shree Bhide -- 20. Fitness of a Patient with Advanced Melanoma for Therapy with Checkpoint Inhibitors / James Larkin.
Note continued: 21.A Patient with Parkinson's Disease and Oesophageal Cancer Exhibiting Significant Upper Gastrointestinal Toxicity, Nausea and Vomiting from Chemotherapy / David Watkins -- 22. Diarrhoea in a Patient on Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer / Naureen Starling -- 23.A Patient with Breast Cancer Experiencing Cardiac Toxicity on Chemotherapy / Mark Harries -- 24. Chemotherapy Resulting in Acute Kidney Injury in a Patient with Bladder Cancer / Christy Ralph -- 25. Partial Nephrectomy Followed by Hand-Foot Syndrome in a Patient with Renal Cancer Receiving Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Therapy / Naveen Vasudev -- 26. They Disagree! Choice of Therapy by a Patient with Cholangiocarcinoma and His Family / Daniel Swinson -- 27.A Patient with Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer for Radiotherapy or Surgery Who Experiences Falls / Ann Henry -- 28. Early Prostate Cancer in an Asymptomatic Patient with Urinary Incontinence and History of Deep Vein Thrombosis / Eileen Burns.
Note continued: 29.A Blind Patient with a Large Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour for Radical Surgery / Maria Marples -- 30. Use of Radical Radiotherapy in a Patient with a Brain Tumour and Deafness / Susan Short -- 31.A Patient with Gastric Cancer and Problems with Vascular Access / Alan Anthoney -- 32.A Patient with Infectious Complications and Neutropenia on Chemotherapy / Tim Perren.
Subject Geriatric oncology.
Older people.
MEDICAL -- Gynecology & Obstetrics.
Cancer. (OCoLC)fst00845317
Geriatric oncology. (OCoLC)fst00941241
Older people. (OCoLC)fst01199093
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Patient Care Planning.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Ring, Alastair, editor.
Harari, Danielle, editor.
Mansi, Janine, 1955- editor.
Selby, P. (Peter), editor.
Association of Cancer Physicians, issuing body.
British Geriatrics Society, issuing body.
Other Form: Print version: 9781846921100 1846921104 (OCoLC)920856139
ISBN 9781846921100

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