Occupational Therapy in Oncology and Palliative Care
This new edition of Occupational Therapy in Oncology and Palliative Care is fully updated and contains brand new chapters on creativity as a psychodynamic approach, outcome measures in oncology and palliative Care, HIV-related cancers and palliative care.
The book explores what cancer is and the challenges faced by Occupational Therapists in oncology and palliative care. This new edition discusses the range of Occupational Therapy interventions in symptom control, anxiety management and relaxation, the management of breathlessness and fatigue and the variety of work in paediatric oncology and palliative care. It focuses on the client-centred approach of the Occupational Therapy Programme in the form of a Case Study
Occupational Therapy in Oncology and Palliative Care Second Edition is a practical text and can be used in a workbook situation as well as being evidence-based to support the professional and high standard of care, which Occupational Therapy supplies to patients in the oncology and palliative care setting.