Includes list of contributors, contents, and introduction as well as Chapte 1, which covers the basics of oral health. Chapter 2 examines oral assessment and dental hygiene.
Managing the Oral Effects of Cancer Treatment: Diagnosis of Survivorship
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Oral cancers can be devastating, and toxicities from oncology treatments can compound existing conditions and lead to poor oral health. The first oncology textbook to guide clinicians through the management of oral health problems, Managing the Oral Effects of Cancer Treatment provides an overview of the fundamental skills of oral assessment and dental hygiene, treatment side effects related to the oral cavity, management strategies, and insight into survivorship issues. Chapters cover the basics of oral health, including:
- Common oral conditions and manifestations
- Fundamentals of dental hygiene and conducting oral assessments
- Treatment of side effects such as oral mucositis, among others
- Evidence-based practice and measuring tools
- Nutrition management
- Xerostomia and cytoprotection
- Pain management
- Issues involving speech, voice, and swallowing.
The book details how to develop an innovative mini-oral clinic in your practice and how to treat special patient populations, and it defines a symptom cluster model for oral health across the continuum of care.
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Chapter 3 examines the treatment of side effects, and Chapter 4 examines the role of evidence-based practice in the treatment of oral effects.
Chapters 5 and 6 detail nutrition management in oral health and issues surrounding xerostomia and cytoprotection.
Chapters 7 and 8 detail issues surrounding pain management and the speech pathologist’s role in problems in swallowing, speech, and voice.
Chapter 9 examines complementary and alternative medicine; Chapter 10 offers information on developing a "spray and weigh" program; and Chapter 11 looks at sexuality and quality of life.
Chapter 12 details the paradigms of eating; Chapter 13 examines psychosocial challenges; and Chapter 14 offers information on considerations for older cancer survivors.
Chapters 15, 16, and 17 detail special considerations for pediatric patients with cancer, issues surrounding second primary cancers and recurrence, and oral health across the continuum of care. This PDF also includes the index.