1. Auflage 2005,
364 Seiten, Gebunden, Format (B × H): 174 mm x 246 mm, Gewicht: 907 g
Verlag: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Blows The Biological Basis of Nursing: CancerPresenting specialized biologicalinformationon what cancer is, this book looksathow it damages the body, and how cancer treatments work. Engaging, accessible and illustrated throughout, this unique text:
explains the basic biology of cancer
discusses the biology of the wide range of common cancers
identifies and explains the biological causes of cancer
explains drug action in chemotherapy and analgesia
explains the link between diet and cancer, and how diet is important in cancer therapy
discusses the biological basis of a range of nursing skills linked to cancer.
Providing nurses withtheessential knowledge required for working with cancer patients and their families, this book will enable them to work with current and new forms of cancer treatment.
Weitere Infos & Material
Preface 1. Cell Biology and Cancer 2. The Causes of Cancer 3. Body Defences Against Cancer 4. Blood and Lymphatic Cancers 5. Cancers of the Digestive Tract 6. Cancers of the Respiratory and Renal System 7. Cancers in Women 8. Male Cancers 9. Metastases 10. Pain and Analgesia 11. Nutrition and the Cancer Patient 12. The Treatment of Cancer Index