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Fertility
eChapter  12
Added: 01/06/2009
The focal point of this chapter concerns the various fertility issues that can confront women who have gynaecological cancer......
Palliative Care
eChapter  20
Added: 01/06/2009
Palliative care recognises that cure or long term control of disease is not possible; it is thus concerned with quality rather than quantity of life. This chapter concerns palliative care; its levels,... aims, types and more...
Prelims
eChapter  Prelims
Added: 01/06/2009
Prelims:Dedication, Acknowledgments, Foreword, Preface, About the Authors, Anatomical Diagrams and Contents...
Endometrial Cancer
eChapter  6
Added: 01/06/2009
Endometrial cancer is the most common gynaecological malignancy in the developed world. This chapter examines endometrial cancer; its patterns of spread, management, stages and more....
Screening Cancer
eChapter  3
Added: 01/06/2009
This chapter discusses screening for gynaecological cancers under the following headings: Aims and criteria; Limitations and disadvantages; Who needs screening?; Cervical cancer; and Ovarian cancer......
Chemotherapy for People with Gynanecolog...ical Cancer
eChapter  10
Added: 01/06/2009
In this chapter learn more about chemotherapy; its purposes, administration and side-effects. Also, understand more about new target therapies......
Stomal Care
eChapter  15
Added: 01/06/2009
Women with gynaecological cancer can require stomas as a result of surgery for tumour removal or reduction, or the progression and complications of a tumour. This chapter explores the role of stomas i...n the care of women with gynaecological cancer...
Social and Cultural Diversity
eChapter  19
Added: 01/06/2009
This chapter discusses two challenges for health professionals working with women from diverse backgrounds: recognising barriers that exist in providing care for women of diverse backgrounds; and comm...unicating sensitively with these women...
Loss, Grief and Bereavement
eChapter  22
Added: 01/06/2009
Women with gynaecological cancer experience a range of challenges and losses. This chapter discusses the challenges of potential loss, grief and bereavement faced by women with gynaecological cancer......
Urinary Difficulties
eChapter  16
Added: 01/06/2009
Urinary difficulties associated with gynaecological cancer include urinary incontinence, retention of urine, cystitis, ureteric obstruction, and urinary fistula. This chapter looks at these urinary pr...oblems and the methods used in their treatment...
Psychosocial and Spiritual Care
eChapter  17
Added: 01/06/2009
In addition to best practice in medical and nursing care, comprehensive cancer management also requires best practice in psychosocial care. In this chapter, learn how to provide extensive psychosocial... and spiritual care to patients...
Advanced Symptom Management
eChapter  21
Added: 01/06/2009
Symptoms associated with progressive gynaecological malignancy include pain, fatigue, breathlessness, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, constipation and symptoms associated with haemorrhage and fungation. T...his chapter examines the management of these symptoms.
Research Issues in Complementary Therapi...es and Holistic Care
eChapter  6
Added: 31/05/2009
This chapter provides a comprehensive discussion of the problems involved in researching complex areas of care. It focuses on the point that complementary therapies and holistic nursing are not necess...arily the same and that different research approaches may be needed. The chapter provides a friendly introduction to research for those in the clinical area who may be interested in evaluating these aspects of nursing practice.
Promotion and Professional Relationships
eChapter  2
Added: 31/05/2009
Becoming a nurse manager can be both personally and professionally challenging. This chapter advises on how to cope with the transition to becoming a nurse manager and provides suggestions for maintai...ning good relations with colleagues.
Education and Professional Development
eChapter  4
Added: 31/05/2009
This chapter is an expansive look at the history of healing and the way the woman's role and education have been defined through the centuries. A number of issues and problems for nurses in the contem...porary era regarding education in complementary therapies are also highlighted. New directions in complementary therapy education are demonstrated using various examples of innovative subjects and courses becoming available in undergraduate and postgraduate education.
Complementary Care: Redefining Nursing f...or the New Millennium
eChapter  2
Added: 31/05/2009
This chapter discusses barriers to the implementation of complementary therapies into nursing practice. Internalised barriers derived from the power relationships within the health care system are the... main focus of interest. Powerful covert barriers are deeply embedded in the very construct of nursing's self-image, and these are revealed and challenged in this chapter.
End Matter
eChapter  End Matter
Added: 31/05/2009
This chapter contains the index to the Ausmed chapter series Wound Care Nursing: A Guide to Practice. In addition to this useful reference, a glossary of key terms included in the series is included a...nd a post-series test that readers may find useful to check their knowledge.
第三章: 合乎伦理的管理 (Managi...ng Ethically)
eChapter  3
Added: 31/05/2009
在当代护理中,有很多问题会深远的涉及到伦理问题,其中包括替代决策,医疗资源的合理使用,护士们道德上的困境以及下属人员与家庭的冲突等等...而护士长职责中一个重要的组成部分就是加强医疗保健团队认识护理的伦理方面以及做出合乎伦理的决策能力。
Introduction to Music Therapy
eChapter  13
Added: 31/05/2009
Music is another ancient therapy that is experiencing a renaissance as a contemporary healing modality. Music as sound waves and as evocation has many interesting effects on the body and mind. These e...ffects can be negative as well as therapeutic. Music therapy is clearly explained and relevant research from various disciplines is used to support the discussion. Practical advice on different approaches to music therapy, from one-on-one to ambient sound, is offered.
Dealing with Unhelpful Nurses
eChapter  8
Added: 31/05/2009
Unhelpful behaviours are a major concern for managers. This chapter provides nurse managers with tips for dealing with unhelpful behaviours, includes steps for dealing with a major issue and also addr...esses the issue of bullying...

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