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A Practical Approach to the Care of Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer [electronic resource] / edited by Julia Chisholm, Rachel Hough, Louise Soanes.

Publication:
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (VII, 260 pages 26 illustrations, 22 illustrations in color)
Subjects:
Medicine.
Oncology.
Nursing.
Pediatrics.
Clinical psychology.
Local subjects:
Medicine & Public Health.
Oncology.
Pediatrics.
Nursing.
Clinical Psychology.
System Details:
text file PDF
Summary:
This book discusses the most important practical aspects involved in providing multidisciplinary Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) services for cancer patients. It draws on international experience in several continents of establishing and running such services and provides a contemporary, practical approach to AYA care based on accumulated experience. It is of interest to those establishing or seeking to improve AYA services as well as those already caring for AYA cance patients. Among topics discussed are incidence trends and treatment pathways, access to clinical trials for adolescents, transition from pediatric to adult services, psychological support and social care as well as survivorship and fertility. This book is of value of those establishing new services, those developing an existing service and those whose work includes the care of AYA patients. It is an important companion for pediatricians, oncologists as well as o ther medical, nursing and allied health professionals caring for Adolescents and Yound Adults with cancer.
Contents:
1. Overview of TYA cancer
2. Cancer research and AYA
3. Models of delivery of care for AYA
4. Transition- from pediatric to adult health services
5. Psychological support and social care
7. Fertility
8. Survivorship
9. Palliative care for AYA
9. Healthcare behaviours
10. Caring for the carers
11. What AYA want health professionals to know.
Contributor:
Chisholm, Julia. editor.
Hough, Rachel. editor.
Soanes, Louise, editor.
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Printed edition:
ISBN:
9783319661735
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-3-319-66173-5 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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