Jimmie C. Holland, Mitch Golant, Donna B. Greenberg, et. al
Oxford University Press; 2nd Edition
Psycho-Oncology 2nd edition (PDF) is a comprehensive handbook that provides best practice models for the management of psychological; cognitive; and social outcomes of adults living with cancer and their families. Chapters cover a wide range of topics including screening tools and interventions; psychiatric emergencies and disorders; physical symptom management; communication issues; and issues specific to common cancer sites. A resource section is appended to provide information on national services and programs. This ebook features contributions from experts designed to help clinicians review; anticipate and respond to emotional issues that often arise in the context of treating cancer patients. Numerous cross-references and succinct tables and figures make this concise reference easy to use. Psycho-Oncology: A Quick Reference on the Psychosocial Dimensions of Cancer Symptom Management (2nd Edition) is an ideal resource for helping nurses and oncologists recognize when it may be best to refer patients to their mental health colleagues and for those who are establishing or adding psychosocial components to existing clinics.