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 aresearch-based, comprehensive, and comprehensible resource on prostatesurgery in Canada.

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

RELATED TOPICS: Health & Well-Being
Virginia Vandall-Walker is an assistant professor inthe Centre for Nursing and Health Studies, Athabasca University, andadjunct assistant professor in the Faculty of Nursing, University ofAlberta. Her research interests include patient education aboutprostate surgery; family nursing in critical care; nursing supporttheory 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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