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Pocket Guide to Prostate Cancer, Second Edition

Author(s): Jeanne Held-Warmkessel, MSN, RN, CS, AOCN, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Pennsylvania
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763740467
  • ISBN-10:0763740462
  • Paperback    238 pages      © 2007
Price: $102.95 US List
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Designed for clinical nurses caring for prostate cancer patients at the bedside, in the hospital, outpatient clinic, or home, this easy-to-use reference provides nurses with practical material that is useful in the day-to-day care of patients with prostate cancer.

The Second Edition is divided into four sections: Epidemiology and Screening, Disease Assessment, Treatment, and Quality of Life.  The use of complementary and alternative therapies is also discussed.  The appendix at the end of the pocket guide included a list of additional prostate cancer resources.

Jeanne Held-Warmkessel, MSN, RN, CS, AOCN-Fox Chase Cancer Center, Pennsylvania

Jeanne Held-Warmkessel is a well-known oncology nursing author and editor. In addition to writing and editing this and other prostrate cancer texts, she has written numerous articles on prostrate cancer and its treatment for both oncology nurses and general nurses. She has also presented topics on prostrate cancer at national meetings and at local meetings around the country. She has been an oncology clinical nurse specialist for 20 years and a nurse for 30 years. 

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