Supportive Care For The Urology Patient

Hardcover | July 13, 2005

EditorRichard W. Norman, David C. Currow

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This book provides a practical, evidence-based overview of the supportive care of patients with urological failure, covering issues such as quality of life measurements, the role of the multidisciplinary team, and psychological and social support for patients, families and carers. The bookfocuses on chronic symptoms such as chronic prostatitis. It begins by looking at quality of life measurements, self-help strategies, the role of the interdisciplinary team, and psychological and social support. It then moves on to clinical chapters which cover issues such as patients who present with hematuria, urinary retention, urinary incontinence,neurological disease affecting the urinary tract, chronic prostatitis, and infertility; ending with a chapter on supportive care for the urology patient and family in the future. The book places a special emphasis on symptomatic interventions, particularly in the setting where the course of theillness cannot be modified.

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This book provides a practical, evidence-based overview of the supportive care of patients with urological failure, covering issues such as quality of life measurements, the role of the multidisciplinary team, and psychological and social support for patients, families and carers. The bookfocuses on chronic symptoms such as chronic pr...

David Currow is Editor in Chief of the leading journal, Progress in Palliative Care

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:496 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 1.25 inPublished:July 13, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198529414

ISBN - 13:9780198529415

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Table of Contents

1. Richard W. Norman: Introduction to supportive care issues for the urology patient2. Robert A. Cummins and Anna L. D. Lau: Quality of life measurements3. Rodney H. Breau: Self-help strategies4. Reena Karani and Diane E. Meier: Role of the interdisciplinary team in urological supportive care5. Aru Narayanasamy: Psychological and spiritual support6. Lorna Butler: The patient and family7. Ernest Lawrence Rossi: The bioinformatics of integrative medicine in urology8. Darrel E. Drachenburg and Kamal Mattar: The patient presenting with hematuria9. Nicholas J. Hegarty, Ciaran F. Healy and John M. Fitzpatrick: The patient presenting with urinary retention10. Hugh Flood and Jane MacDonald: The patient presenting with urinary incontinence11. Scott MacDiarmid: The patient presenting with neurological disease affecting the urinary tract12. Carin V. Hopps and John P. Mulhall: The patient presenting with sexual dysfunction13. Alvaro Morales: The patient presenting with androgen deficiency14. Zbigniew Wolski: The patient presenting with requirements for a urinary diversion or reservoir15. Lindsay E. Nicolle: The patient presenting with recalcitrant urinary tract infections16. R. Ashley McLellan and Peter A. M. Anderson: The patient presenting with chronic prostatitis17. Paul Toren and Wendy Wobeser: The patient presenting with genitourinary AIDS18. Jerzy B. Gajewski: The patient presenting with painful bladder syndrome19. David Nicol and Catherine Martin: Supportive care for the renal transplant patient20. Gregory G. Bailly: The patient presenting with a genitourinary prosthesis21. Allan B. Patrick: The patient presenting with benign genitourinary pain22. Florian Heid and Jurgen Jage: The patient presenting with malignant genitourinary pain23. M. A. Fischer: Evaluation and treatment of the infertile male24. Franco Mantero and Nora Albiger: The patient presenting with an overactive adrenal gland25. Hans-Goran Tiselius: The patient presenting with frequently recurring urinary tract calculi26. Villus Marshall: The patient presenting with ureteric obstruction27. David C. Currow: Supportive care for the urology patient and family in the future

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"Unique in its presentation and focus, this book will become a valuable resource in the management of the patient with chronic and terminal urologic illness."--Doody's