skip to content
Cancer in the elderly : a nursing and medical perspective Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Cancer in the elderly : a nursing and medical perspective

Author: Kathy Redmond; M S Aapro; European School of Oncology.; European Oncology Nursing Society.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 1997.
Series: European School of Oncology scientific updates, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

This text examines mid-to-late-1990s knowledge and practice of cancer care for the elderly, highlighting inadequacies and pointing to ways in which practice may be improved and future research  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cancer in the elderly.
Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 1997
(OCoLC)606982799
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathy Redmond; M S Aapro; European School of Oncology.; European Oncology Nursing Society.
ISBN: 0444828583 9780444828583
OCLC Number: 37513023
Notes: "In association with the European Oncology Nursing Society."
Description: xii, 98 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Cancer in the elderly, a growing problem. The size of the problem. The social implications of increasing numbers of elderly with cancer. Economic implications. Current problems in cancer care for the elderly. Defining terms - What is elderly? Why are the elderly so vulnerable to cancer? Are the elderly receiving appropriate treatment for cancer? Ageism. Stage at diagnosis. Undertreatment of the elderly. Is cancer less aggressive in the elderly? Screening and prevention. Breast cancer screening. Breast self-examination. Cervical cancer. Prostate cancer. Colorectal cancer. Prevention in the elderly. Attitudes of the elderly to cancer screening. Should the upper limits of screening for cancers be raised? Assessing a patient for fitness to undergo treatment. Functional assessment. Physical assessment. Other considerations. Assessing surgical patients. Treatment of cancer in the elderly. Representation of older patients in cancer treatment trials. Choice of therapy with age - is comorbidity a factor? Axillary dissection in breast cancer. Undertreated or placed in perspective? Dose modification in the elderly. Bone marrow reserve. Should side effects be a quality of life issue in the elderly? Oral versus intravenous therapy. Should cost influence whether the elderly receive adjuvant chemotherapy? Surgery. Acute myelogenous leukaemia (AML). Lung cancer. Oesophageal cancer. Stomach cancer. Liver and biliary tract. Pancreas. Colon and rectum. Ovarian cancer. The nursing care of the elderly with cancer. The concept of frailty. Pre-existing disability or concurrent disease. Pain. Other side effects. Functional status. Communication. Rehabilitation. Ethical considerations. Social functioning. Psychosocial needs. Effects of hospitalisation. Compliance with medication schedules. Palliative care. Future nursing research. Screening and early de
Series Title: European School of Oncology scientific updates, v. 2.
Responsibility: edited by Kathy Redmond, Matti S. Aapro.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (2)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/37513023> # Cancer in the elderly : a nursing and medical perspective
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "37513023" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ne> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836994619#Place/amsterdam> ; # Amsterdam
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836994619#Topic/oncology_nursing> ; # Oncology Nursing
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836994619#Topic/krebs_medizin> ; # Krebs (Medizin)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/941241> ; # Geriatric oncology
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/618.976994/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836994619#Topic/ouderen> ; # Ouderen
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836994619#Topic/neoplasms> ; # Neoplasms
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836994619#Topic/alter> ; # Alter
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836994619#Topic/kanker> ; # Kanker
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836994619#Topic/verpleging> ; # Verpleging
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85054304> ; # Geriatric nursing
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85054305> ; # Geriatric oncology
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/941229> ; # Geriatric nursing
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836994619#Topic/aged> ; # Aged
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/276321744> ; # Kathy Redmond
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/154277510> ; # European School of Oncology.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/44992652> ; # Matti S. Aapro
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/125232334> ; # European Oncology Nursing Society.
   schema:datePublished "1997" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/836994619> ;
   schema:genre "Conference publication"@en ;
   schema:genre "Conference papers and proceedings"@en ;
   schema:genre "Congresses"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836994619#Series/european_school_of_oncology_scientific_updates> ; # European School of Oncology scientific updates ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606982799> ;
   schema:name "Cancer in the elderly : a nursing and medical perspective"@en ;
   schema:productID "37513023" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/37513023#PublicationEvent/amsterdam_new_york_elsevier_1997> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836994619#Agent/elsevier> ; # Elsevier
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780444828583> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB9802275> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/37513023> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836994619#Series/european_school_of_oncology_scientific_updates> # European School of Oncology scientific updates ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/37513023> ; # Cancer in the elderly : a nursing and medical perspective
   schema:name "European School of Oncology scientific updates ;" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85054304> # Geriatric nursing
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geriatric nursing"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85054305> # Geriatric oncology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geriatric oncology"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/941229> # Geriatric nursing
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geriatric nursing"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/941241> # Geriatric oncology
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Geriatric oncology"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/125232334> # European Oncology Nursing Society.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "European Oncology Nursing Society." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/154277510> # European School of Oncology.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "European School of Oncology." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/276321744> # Kathy Redmond
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Redmond" ;
   schema:givenName "Kathy" ;
   schema:name "Kathy Redmond" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/44992652> # Matti S. Aapro
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1951" ;
   schema:familyName "Aapro" ;
   schema:givenName "Matti S." ;
   schema:givenName "M. S." ;
   schema:name "Matti S. Aapro" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780444828583>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0444828583" ;
   schema:isbn "9780444828583" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/606982799>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Cancer in the elderly." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/37513023> ; # Cancer in the elderly : a nursing and medical perspective
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.