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Outpatient management of advanced cancer

symptom control, support, and hospice-in-the-home

by J. Andrew Billings

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Treatment.,
  • Cancer -- Patients -- Home care.,
  • Cancer -- Patients -- Family relationships.,
  • Terminal care.,
  • Home Care Services.,
  • Neoplasms -- therapy.,
  • Terminal Care.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    StatementJ. Andrew Billings, with 4 contributed chapters.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC270.8 .B55 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 340 p. ;
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3026341M
    ISBN 100397506481
    LC Control Number85006747
    OCLC/WorldCa11917105

    I. Assess the feasibility of outpatient induction therapy for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) or advanced myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) by examining whether > 50% of patients treated as outpatients can complete chemotherapy without being admitted to hospital or 5% of patients die within 14 days of beginning outpatient chemotherapy. Providing comprehensive care for patients with cancer is complex with regard to severe treatment-related side effects. Hundreds of thousands of patients with cancer visit the emergency department (ED) each year, and more than half report multiple visits.

    A lifetime of observations has been complied in Advanced Headache Therapy by Lawrence Robbins, MD. This book joins an increasing number of texts from Springer dedicated to headache management, but it stands out as it discusses many non-pharmacological approaches, such as .   Outpatient management facilitates time to be administrated by the patients and thereby the possibility of maintaining everyday life, which was essential to the patients. The privacy ensured by the home was important to patients, and they accepted the necessary responsibility that came with by: 3.

    Paula Burch-Celentano Helping advanced cancer patients manage their symptoms and cope with their illness in an outpatient setting could help them live longer, according to a Tulane University study.   US Pharm. ;39(3) ABSTRACT: Cancer pain is one of the most difficult supportive care issues to manage, as it is subjective. Many physicians struggle with outpatient management of cancer pain in adults, and pharmacists can play a key role in recommending agents, titration, and conversions.


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Outpatient Management of Advanced Cancer: Symptom Control, Support, and Hospice-In-The-Home 0th EditionCited by:   Outpatient Management of Advanced Cancer is designed as a guide to clinicians involved in the palliative care of patients with advanced cancer.

The book is organized into three major sections: (1) symptom control; (2) psychosocial support; and (3) : Kathleen A. Havlin, Paul P. Carbone. Outpatient Management of Advanced Cancer: Symptom Control, Support, and Hospice-in-the-Home. This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.

Abstract. A crucial element of medical practice today is outpatient delivery of health care, which is coming into sharper focus as medical economics dictate the standards of practice.

Outpatient management of advanced cancer. Philadelphia: Lippincott, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J Andrew Billings. The Handbook of Advanced Cancer Care is written for such multidisciplinary teams. The book comes in three parts—general concepts of oncology, primary tumour management and cancer-related symptoms and syndromes.

Most of the contributors are from North America, so the book Author: Janet Hardy. This booklet is designed to help patients with advanced cancer and their family members to get the most out of their relationship with their treating oncologist.

Advanced cancer is a cancer which cannot be surgically removed from its initial site or which has spread beyond its initial site.

Pain, one of the most frequent and feared symptoms in patients with cancer, is prevalent in 30% to 50% of patients who receive cancer-directed therapies and more than 70% of patients who have advanced stages of illness. 8,9 Opioids have remained the mainstay of treatment because of their rapid effectiveness in treating moderate to severe pain Cited by: 1.

As the first true textbook dedicated to cancer rehabilitation, the editors have done an excellent job of organizing the Outpatient management of advanced cancer book and recruiting authoritative authors in the field of cancer rehabilitation.

This book is a must-have for clinicians who wish to specialize in cancer rehabilitation/5(5). To provide an updated joint ASCO/Infectious Diseases Society of American (IDSA) guideline on outpatient management of fever and neutropenia in patients with cancer. Methods ASCO and IDSA convened an Update Expert Panel and conducted a systematic review of relevant by: Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine is the only book that uses a practical, question-and-answer approach to address evidence-based decision making in palliative medicine.

Nathan E. Goldstein and Dr. Sean Morrison equip you to evaluate the available evidence alongside of current practice guidelines, so you can provide optimal care for patients and families who are dealing with.

Economic factors are driving cancer care to the outpatient setting as well. The Medicare Prescription Drug Improvement and Modernization Act ofwhich created Medicare Part D, changed how medical oncologists are reimbursed for infusion therapy, points out Owen Dahl, MBA, FACHE, CHBC, LSSMBB, a consultant with the Medical Group Management.

This book provides the very lastest in position statements, and new, forward-thinking in administrative strategies. Addresses fiscal management of outpatient cancer centers, including financial. Introduction. Cancer pain is one of the most distressing symptoms for cancer patients. It also is among the most common symptoms, with the frequency of significant pain reported to be 70%–90% among patients with advanced cancer.

1 Persistent pain interferes with patients' working, mood, and enjoyment of life. 2 Although one study reported that up to 78% of cases of cancer pain could be Cited by: Overall, the incidence of cancer is higher in men than in women and higher in industrialized sectors and nations.

More than million Americans are diagnosed each year with cancer, affecting one of various body sites.; Cancer is second only to cardiovascular disease as a leading cause of death in the United States.; Although the number of cancer deaths has decreased slightly, more than ( views) Advanced Breast Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment - National Collaborating Centre for Cancer, These guidelines have been developed to help all those involved in the management of advanced breast cancer.

The authors have tried to concentrate on those areas where it was felt uncertainty or practice variation currently exists. Cancer is a chronic disease, and like any other chronic medical condition, cancer patients have families, jobs, businesses and other commitments.

Therefore, our aim is to cure the cancer if possible, and if not curable, then control the symptoms to improve quality of life and prolong the person's life by a few months (for example 2, 3, 6, Advanced Search.

Search. Vol Issue 5; Please login (Members) to view content or. purchase (Nonmembers) this article. No votes yet. Traditional Versus Telenursing Outpatient Management of Patients With Cancer With New Ostomies Preview. Purpose/Objectives: To measure the impact of telenursing on patients discharged with.

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urgent care, symptom management/late effects, survivorship, case management, quality/accreditation, and navigation.6 Outcomes Associated with Advanced Practice The bulk of outcomes research has focused on the NP role due to the defined direct-care outpatient model seen in cancer pro-grams.

Although there is limited oncology-specific research, inFile Size: KB. The aim of treatment for advanced cancer is to control the cancer for as long as possible. Controlling the cancer might mean shrinking the size of the cancer or stopping it growing for a while. In some cases, this may be months or years.

If treatment is no longer controlling the cancer, the aim of treatment is to relieve symptoms. The treatment of advanced breast cancer has undergone relatively little change in the past decade.

Reasons for such a static situation are the sobering realization that even effective chemotherapeutic regimens have had a minor impact on survival, and the paucity of new effective agents that have been introduced since initial combination by: 2.

For a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Dr. Prigerson and colleagues examined the effects of recent and past clinical discussions about a prognosis on changes in illness understanding by patients with advanced cancer. The investigators looked at recent and past oncology doctor-patient discussions about prognosis and life.INTRODUCTION.

An estimated 30–85% of early to advanced stage cancer patients report chronic pain. 1–3 This variability suggests longer survival with the disease and the increase in the number of older adults, whom are reported to have a higher incidence of cancer diagnoses. 4,5 The increased prevalence of symptomatic outcomes (pain) implies the difficulties in treatment and diagnosis Cited by: