Cancer Care

Cancer Care

Paperback Oxford General Practice Library

By (author) Max Watson, By (author) Chantal Simon, By (author) Audrey Fenton, By (author) Anne Drake, By (author) Caroline McLoughlin, By (author) Richard Wilson

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 248 pages
  • Dimensions: 100mm x 178mm x 16mm | 181g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2010
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0199232032
  • ISBN 13: 9780199232031
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: numerous colour illustrations and halftones
  • Sales rank: 1,332,285

Product description

This book is designed to provide practising GPs with all the information needed to manage cancer patients. It deals with the full range of relevant issues from the point of diagnosis through treatment, recovery, rehabilitation and palliation where appropriate. This book covers the full breadth of cancer care in the community in one easy-to-access volume. In addition to the core text, this volume also contains a wealth of 'extras' which make all the difference, such as helpful tips, self-help strategies for patients, patient experience information, frequently asked questions, and links with quality payments available through the new GMS contract.

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This book is an essential reference for all UK GPs and Associates in Training (AiTs). Intelligent formatting is used to guide the reader through key clinical points in context... Frequently faced clinical questions are addressed, with simple graphics to aid explanations to patients, and further high-quality sources of information sign posted. It leaves you equipped to answer patient questions and is a reliable reference text for use in every surgery.

Table of contents

1. Cancer in the UK ; 2. Prevention of cancer ; 3. Diagnosis of cancer ; 4. Cancer treatment ; 5. Oncology emergencies ; 6. Specific cancers ; 7. Palliative care ; 8. Benefits and legal aspects of care in the community ; 9. Useful information and contacts for GPs