Cancer Rehabilitation

Cancer Rehabilitation

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A Doody's Core Title 2012 This new comprehensive reference provides a state-of-the-art overview of the principles of cancer care and best practices for restoring function and quality of life to cancer survivors. Authored by some of the worldA‡ leading cancer rehabilitation experts and oncology specialists, the principles section provides primer level discussions of the various cancer types and their assessment and management. The practice section thoroughly explores the identification, evaluation, and treatment of specific impairments and disabilities that result from cancer and the treatment of cancer.This groundbreaking volume enables the entire medical team to provide superior care that results in a better quality of life for cancer survivors. Features include: Multi-specialty editorship and authorship from physiatry, oncology, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and related disciplines. Focus on therapeutic management of cancer-related impairments and complications. In-depth treatment of the medical, neurologic, musculoskeletal, and general rehabilitation issues specific to this patient population.The mainstay of treatment of OBD is laxatives, which includes stool softeners and stimulant agents. ... Readers are referred to the comprehensive review by Becker and colleagues for a detailed discussion of the use of these agents in OBDanbsp;...

Title:Cancer Rehabilitation
Author:Michael O'Dell MD, Michael Stubblefield MD, Dr. Michael O'Dell, Dr. Michael Stubblefield
Publisher:Demos Medical Publishing - 2009-04-22


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