Thiscompletely revised second edition of the gold-standard reference on cancerrehabilitation provides a state-of-the-art overview of the principles of cancercare and best practices for restoring function and quality of life to cancersurvivors. Authored by some of the world's leading cancer rehabilitationexperts and oncology specialists, the book opens with primer-level discussionsof the various cancer types and their assessment and management, includingpotential complications, as a foundation for providing safe and effectiverehabilitation. Subsequent sections thoroughly explore the identification,evaluation, and treatment of specific impairments and disabilities that resultfrom cancer and the treatment of cancer. Designed to serve the needs of the entiremedical team, this singular resource is intended for any clinician working withcancer survivors to improve function and quality of life.
With several new chapters on topics such as inpatient cancer rehabilitation, pediatric oncology, research issues, and barriers toaccessing cancer rehabilitation and building a cancer rehabilitation program,the book keeps pace with recent advances in the growing field of cancerrehabilitation. This new edition features updates throughout and expansions tomajor topics including imaging in cancer and key disorders such as aromatase-inhibitor induced arthralgias.Presenting the most current medical, clinical, and rehabilitation intelligence,this is a mandatory reference for anyone in the field.
New edition of the only contemporary comprehensive text covering the field ofcancer rehabilitation
Revised and updated to reflect current knowledge, practice, and emerging topics
Covers essential aspects of oncology and medical complications of cancer toinform rehabilitation decisions and strategies
Provides state-of-the-art reviews on all major topics in cancer rehabilitationincluding pain assessment and management, neuromuscular and musculoskeletaldysfunction, neurologic and general rehabilitation issues
13 new chapters and expanded coverage of signature areas
Key points are provided for each chapter to reinforce learning
Digital access to the ebook included
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