Prostate Cancer: Nursing Assessment, Management & Care

Title

Prostate Cancer: Nursing Assessment, Management & Care

Role

Co-editors: Meredith Wallace [Kazer] and Lorrie Powell

Files

Document Type

Book

Description/Summary

Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in American adult males. The content of this book, developed by clinical nurse experts, provides information on the state-of-the-art care of men with prostate cancer. Readers will gain a thorough understanding of symptoms, diagnostic methods, treatment options, and psychosocial effects of this disease. A major focus of the book is on quality of life and the nurses' role in improving this through teaching patients and their families how to manage common symptoms and side effects such as urinary and sexual problems. -- Publisher description.

ISBN

9780826187451

Publication Date

2002

Publication Information

Wallace, M., & Powell, L. (Eds.) (2002). Prostate Cancer: Nursing Assessment, Management & Care. New York: Springer Publishing Company.

Comments

Copyright 2002 Springer Publishing Co.

Winner of the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award.