Contemporary Issues in Prostate Cancer: A Nursing Perspective
Jones and Bartlett, 2000 - Medical - 315 pages
The areas of prostate cancer detection and management have undergone s ignificant changes since the discovery of prostate-specific antigen (P SA). Yet, until now, there have been no textbooks that specifically ad dress nursing care and management of the patient with prostate cancer. This is the purpose of Contemporary Issues in Prostate Cancer: A Nurs ing Perspective.
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SCREENING AND EARLY DETECTION
CELLULAR CHARACTERISTICS PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND DISEASE
ASSESSMENT AND DIAGNOSIS
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