Manual of Cancer Treatment Recovery

Manual of Cancer Treatment Recovery

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

Manual of Cancer Treatment Recovery presents the first comprehensive program to guide the recovery from cancer and its treatment. The Manual helps you, other practitioners, and your staff members plan early intervention and promote healing right from the start, before distressing symptoms begin. Manual of Cancer Treatment Recovery teaches how to guide patients and families in setting up a simple plan that minimizes treatment's unwanted effects, how to coordinate with other clinicians involved in the patient's management; and how to develop a directed survivorship program in your practice. Divided into three sections, the book covers what everyone needs to know about survivorship, how to implement effective and enduring care, and how to work with patients utilizing The LEARN System (Living, Education, Activity, Rest, Nutrition) that Dr. Fleishman developed. Manual also includes easy-to-use forms that patients may complete even before the initial consultation and post-treatment survivorship care plans for primary care providers. Whether used independently or in conjunction with Dr. FleishmanAŒs patient-focused companion book Learn to Live Through Cancer, the Manual of Cancer Treatment Recovery enables the oncology care team to anticipate patient and family needs even before they arise. The Manual will help you to: Organize recovery plans during treatment to improve quality of life Develop an innovative system to minimize loss of vital energy, lean body mass, and distress before they happen Develop a survivorship program for your practice Coordinate oncology care with specialists and primary care providers Integrate end-of-life issues into the care trajectory Improve patient care during and after treatment Nurture your patientsAŒ recovery preventively and systematicallyBMI is calculated using an online calculator (http://wwwbmicalculatornet) or the formula: BMI I (weight in pounds) / (height in ... Tracking BMIs as well as documenting patterns of weight loss or gain prior to diagnosis comprise basic information used by nutritional specialists. ... and as a predictor of poor outcome. 5 Imaging has not traditionally been helpful in the evaluation of cancerinduced weight loss.

Title:Manual of Cancer Treatment Recovery
Author:Stewart B. Fleishman, MD
Publisher:Demos Medical Publishing - 2011-12-14


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming