Dermot R. Fitzgibbon MB BCh, John D. Loeser MD's Cancer Pain: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management PDF

By Dermot R. Fitzgibbon MB BCh, John D. Loeser MD

ISBN-10: 1608310892

ISBN-13: 9781608310890

This e-book presents, in one cohesive resource, all of the details a healthcare professional must diagnose and choose acceptable remedies for the sufferer with discomfort linked to melanoma. Cancer discomfort: overview, analysis, and Management is clinically orientated and comprehensively addresses all of the matters surrounding sleek melanoma soreness administration. The authors supply particular info on universal yet tough to regard melanoma soreness eventualities. insurance contains state of the art info on remedies and discussions of the influence of radiation, chemotherapy, and surgical procedure on discomfort management.

This authoritative, accomplished medical reference is vital for all clinicians who deal with sufferers with melanoma, together with scientific oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, soreness experts, anesthesiologists, fundamental care physicians, internists, and nurses.

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45 found a 17% prevalence of depression and a 17% prevalence for a desire for hastened death in a study of 92 terminally ill cancer patients. Chochinov et al. 46 noted that hopelessness significantly contributed to the prediction of suicidal ideation in terminally ill cancer patients even when the levels of depression were controlled. Screening for depression should specifically address the cognitive/affective features, because these are not as readily confounded with treatment-associated toxicities.

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