This handbook gives practicing nurses a comprehensive, easily accessible reference on cancer pathophysiology, treatment modalities, types of cancer, disease- and treatment-related complications, and oncologic emergencies. Written by nurses at one of the worldas leading cancer centers, the book presents state-of-the-art, practical information on patient management in an outline format that is quick and easy to use. It offers advice on caring for patients with the full range of cancer diagnoses in medical-surgical, primary care, and home care settings and addresses the nursing issues associated with all current treatment modalities, including biological therapies and complementary and alternative therapies.4. Nevoid BCC syndrome is a hereditary disorder characterized by development of BCC early in life. Affected people usually develop the disease by age 20 ... Recommendations for avoiding UV exposure include use of sunscreens (SPF 15 or higher), wearing sun-protective clothing (long sleeves, hats) ... Flat, red, or pink scaling is often the appearance of superficial BCC, which is also a common NMSC.
|Title||:||The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Manual of Cancer Nursing|
|Author||:||Brenda Kurtz Shelton, Constance R. Ziegfeld, MiKaela M. Olsen|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2004|