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Author Ladas, Elena J.

Title Integrative Strategies for Cancer Patients : a Practical Resource for Managing the Side Effects of Cancer Therapy / Elena J. Ladas, Kara M. Kelly.

Imprint Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2012.

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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xii, 304 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Contributing authors: Christine Grimaldi, Deborah Hughes Ndao, Diane Rooney and Katherine Taromina.
"Yoga · massage · reflexology · nutrition · acupressure"--Cover.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter 1 The Role of Complementary Medicine and Cancer Treatment; Chapter 2 Communicating with Your Medical Team; Tips for Talking with Your Medical Team; Tips for Talking with Your Complementary Medicine Practitioner; What To Do If Your Doctor is Dismissive; Chapter 3 How To Use This Book; Sample Side Effect Chapter; Chapter 4 Descriptions of Complementary Medicine Therapies; Aromatherapy; Inhalation (Breathing) Applications; Topical Applications (Applied to Body); Oral (Taken by Mouth) Applications; Buying and Storage.
Choosing an Aromatherapy Remedy that is Right for YouCautions with Essential Oils; Chinese Medicine and Acupressure; Acupuncture; Acupressure; Cautions with Acupressure; Herbal Teas; Items Needed to Make an Infusion; How to Make an Infusion; Items Needed to Make a Decoction; How to Make a Decoction; Homeopathy; Choosing the Homeopathic Remedy that is Right for You; Cautions with Homeopathy; Massage; Effleurage (Figure 1); Pettrisage (Figure 2); Friction (Figure 3); Cautions with Massage; Nutrition; A Brief Word About Advanced Forms of Nutrition Intervention; Complementary/Alternative Diets.
ReflexologyApplication of Reflexology; Finger walking (Figure 4); Hooking technique (Figure 5); Rotation on a point (Figure 6); Thumb walking (Figure 7); Cautions of Reflexology; Supplements (Nutrition, Herbal); Risks Associated with Dietary Supplements; Contamination of dietary supplements; Interactions with cancer therapy; Visual Imagery; Yoga; Breathing Exercises (Pranayama); Yoga Postures (Asanas); Before You Begin; Props; Cautions with Yoga; Chapter 5 Cancer Associated Side Effects; Anxiety & Stress; What is Anxiety?; How is Anxiety Treated by Conventional Medicine?
Integrative Approaches to AnxietyAromatherapy; Chinese Medicine/Acupressure; Acupressure; Herbal Teas; Homeopathy; Massage; Massage by a Caregiver; Nutrition; Reflexology; Supplements; Visual Imagery; Yoga; Chemo Brain; What is Chemo Brain?; How is Chemo Brain Treated by Conventional Medicine?; Integrative Approaches to Chemo Brain; Aromatherapy; Chinese Medicine/Acupressure; Acupressure; Herbal Teas; Homeopathy; Massage; Massage by a Caregiver; Nutrition; Begin with these simple food substitutions and strategies; Reflexology; Supplements; Visual Imagery; Yoga; Constipation.
What is Constipation?How is Constipation Treated by Conventional Medicine?; Integrative Approaches to Constipation; Aromatherapy; Chinese Medicine/Acupressure; Acupressure; Herbal Teas; Homeopathy; Massage; Massage by a Caregiver; Self Massage; Nutrition; Food Remedies; Reflexology; Supplements; Yoga; Depression; What is Depression?; How is Depression Treated by Conventional Medicine?; Integrative Approaches to Depression; Aromatherapy; Chinese Medicine/Acupressure; Acupressure; Herbal Teas; Homeopathy; Massage; Massage by a Caregiver; Nutrition; Food Remedies; Supplements; Visual Imagery.
Summary Integrative Strategies for Cancer Patients is the definitive resource on the benefits of integrative therapies during cancer treatment. The book does not need to be read cover to cover to learn about integrative medicine. Instead it is meant to be a reference handbook for managing the most common side effects afflicting patients with cancer. Integrative Strategies for Cancer Patients provides hands-on guidance with illustrations demonstrating how to use complementary/alternative therapies during cancer treatment. Some of the techniques you will learn about in this book are: Yoga poses and brea.
Subject Cancer -- Alternative treatment.
Cancer -- Chemotherapy -- Complications -- Treatment.
Cancer -- Radiotherapy -- Complications -- Treatment.
Cancer -- Médecines parallèles.
Cancer -- Chimiothérapie -- Complications et séquelles -- Traitement.
Cancer -- Radiothérapie -- Complications et séquelles -- Traitement.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
Cancer -- Alternative treatment. (OCoLC)fst00845320
Cancer -- Chemotherapy -- Complications -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst00845329
Cancer -- Radiotherapy -- Complications -- Treatment. (OCoLC)fst00845476
Neoplasms -- Handbooks -- therapy.
Antineoplastic Agents -- Handbooks -- adverse effects.
Complementary Therapies -- Handbooks -- methods.
Integrative Medicine -- Handbooks -- methods.
Radiotherapy -- Handbooks -- adverse effects.
Neoplasms.
Antineoplastic Agents.
Complementary Therapies.
Integrative Medicine.
Radiotherapy.
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Antineoplastic Agents -- adverse effects.
Complementary Therapies -- methods.
Integrative Medicine -- methods.
Radiotherapy -- adverse effects.
Genre/Form Handbook.
Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Added Author Kelly, Kara.
Added Title Practical resource for managing the side effects of cancer therapy
Other Form: Print version: Ladas, Elena J. Integrative strategies for cancer patients. Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2012 9789814313230 (DLC) 2011276015 (OCoLC)587219921
ISBN 9789814313247 (electronic bk.)
9814313246 (electronic bk.)
9789814313230
9814313238
Standard No. AU@ 000053337410
DEBBG BV040068178
DEBBG BV044161627
DEBSZ 446414581
NZ1 14536742

 
    
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