Yates, Patsy (2008) Cancer. In Chang, Esther & Johnson, Amanda (Eds.) Chronic Illness and Disability : Principles for Nursing Practice. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, Chatswood, NSW, pp. 424-437.
Learning objectives: When you have completed this chapter you will be able to: * appreciate the trajectory of cancer as a chronic disease and its implications for the physical and psychosocial wellbeing of people affected by cancer *identify key principles for reducing the risk and identifying cancer early *discuss factots influencing quality of life for people affected by cancer across the disease trajectory * describe the information and support needs for people affected by cancer * identify interventions to enhance qualuity of life for people at all stages of the cancer trajectory
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Cancer, Cancer trajectory, Nursing interventions, Quality of life, Supportive care|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > ONCOLOGY AND CARCINOGENESIS (111200) > Cancer Therapy (excl. Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy) (111204)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > ONCOLOGY AND CARCINOGENESIS (111200)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
|Deposited On:||28 May 2009 05:37|
|Last Modified:||09 Sep 2013 05:36|
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