Management of Adult Glioma in Nursing Practice 1st Edition

Book Name: Management of Adult Glioma in Nursing Practice 1st Edition
Author: Ingela Oberg
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
ISBN-: 978-3-319-76746-8,978-3-319-76747-5
Year: 2019
Pages: 314
Language: English
File size: 5 Mb
File format: PDF

Management of Adult Glioma in Nursing Practice 1st Edition Pdf Book Description:

This led book focuses on the nursing care and factors for its most frequent kind of malignant brain tumours — gliomasout of the 150 distinct kinds of brain tumours. The reader will acquire expert knowledge in knowing the illness trajectory of malignant gliomas and gain a deeper comprehension of the presenting symptoms and varying treatment choices of the highly malignant tumour. High quality malignant gliomas influence significantly on outlook, with a normal life expectancy of 18-24 months in identification, given highest treatment options such as chemotherapy, surgery and radiotherapy. This publication takes you through most of present treatment choices with their related risks and planned benefits.

Brain tumours influence not only the individual, but their loved ones members and carers also and this important element of holistic nursing care isn’t to be overlooked. This publication encompasses firsthand experiences of a brain tumour individual residing with a glioma and facets from a carer. The arrangement of the book follows a normal patient pathway by presenting signs / symptoms through to MDT (multidisciplinary team) talks to surgical tactics and radiological investigations, through to chemotherapy, radiotherapy and palliative care such as end of life care. It gives a different summary of the holistic needs spectrum surrounding the whole patient travel and also equips the reader with learning goals set at each chapter. Though this book is mainly aimed at Nurses working at ward level inside neuro-oncology, this publication is also meant to benefit professionals new to the area of professional nursing — specifically those working with adult brain tumours and neuro-oncology.

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