Before and After Radical Prostate Surgery
72 pages, 5 x 7
Paperback
Release Date:01 Oct 2008
ISBN:9781897425176
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Before and After Radical Prostate Surgery

Information and Resource Guide

Athabasca University Press

Before and After Radical Prostate Surgery is a research-based, comprehensive, and comprehensible resource on prostate surgery in Canada.

Aimed at men with concerns about prostate surgery and their partners, this invaluable guide includes chapters on preparing for prostate surgery, the surgery itself, recovery in hospital and at home, a list of recommended resources, and special sections to record personal notes and important contact information.

RELATED TOPICS: Health & Well-Being
Virginia Vandall-Walker is an assistant professor in the Centre for Nursing and Health Studies, Athabasca University, and adjunct assistant professor in the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta. Her research interests include patient education about prostate surgery; family nursing in critical care; nursing support theory development; and end-of-life family caregiving.

Introduction

Acknowledgements

Before Surgery, At Home

Before Surgery, In Hospital

The Surgery

After Surgery, In Hospital

After Surgery, At Home

Closing Words

Resources

Your Notes

Important Telephone Numbers

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