Chapter 4. The Impact of Adolescent Cancer on Healthcare Professionals

  1. Dr Daniel Kelly1 and
  2. Dr Faith Gibson2
  1. Susie Pearce

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697740.ch4

Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults

Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults

How to Cite

Pearce, S. (2008) The Impact of Adolescent Cancer on Healthcare Professionals, in Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults (eds D. Kelly and F. Gibson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697740.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Reader in Cancer and Palliative Care, School of Health and Social Science, Middlesex University, London

  2. 2

    Senior Lecturer in Children's Cancer Nursing Research, UCL Institute of Child Healthand Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130943

Online ISBN: 9780470697740

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Keywords:

  • adolescent cancer;
  • unconscious feeling;
  • team working;
  • healthcare;
  • intense feelings

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cultural meanings of care, cancer, and adolescent cancer care

  • Theories of stress, burnout, and coping

  • Emotions and care work

  • Unconscious feelings in adolescent cancer work

  • Mastering intense feelings

  • Maintaining boundaries

  • Multidisciplinary team working

  • Care and support

  • Concluding thoughts

  • References