Occupational Therapy in Oncology and Palliative Care (Google eBook)
John Wiley & Sons, May 1, 2006 - Medical - 282 pages
Now in its second edition, this is the only book on occupational therapy in oncology and palliative care. It has been thoroughly updated, contains new chapters, and like the first edition will appeal to a range of allied health professionals working with patients with a life-threatening illness.
The book explores the nature of cancer and challenges faced by occupational therapists in oncology and palliative care. It discusses the range of occupational therapy intervention in symptom control, anxiety management and relaxation, and the management of breathlessness and fatigue.
The book is produced in an evidence-based, practical, workbook format with case studies. New chapters on creativity as a psychodynamic approach; outcome measures in occupational therapy in oncology and palliative care; HIV-related cancers and palliative care.
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What is Cancer?
Challenges Faced by Occupational Therapists in Oncology and Palliative Care
Occupational Therapy Approach in Symptom Control
Occupational Therapy in Anxiety Management and Relaxation
Occupational Therapy in the Management of Breathlessness
Occupational Therapy and CancerRelated Fatigue
Clientcentred Approach of Occupational Therapy Programme Case Study
Occupational Therapy in Paediatric Oncology and Palliative Care
Occupational Therapy in Neurooncology
Occupational Therapy in Hospices and Day Care
The Use of Creativity as a Psychodynamic Activity
Measuring Occupational Therapy Outcomes in Cancer and Palliative Care
Occupational Therapy in HIVrelated Cancers and Palliative Care