Note: Page numbers followed by “f” and “t” refer to figures and tables, respectively.


Acid–base homeostasis, 102
Acupuncture, 73
Acute pain, 68
Acute skin toxicities from radiation, 134–140, 135f, 136fSee also Chronic skin toxicities from radiation
grading of toxicity, 136
Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) guidelines for management, 138–139
pathology and timeline, 135–136
peak skin reaction, 135
prevention, 137–139
specific recommendations for patients undergoing treatment, 139–140, 139–140, 140, 140, 140, 140
tips on skin care, 139
treatment options, 139–140
ADAPT (talking map), 25–26
Advance care planning (ACP), 50
documents, 52–53
priorities and coordinated, 52
utilization of, 50–52
Advance directives (ADs), 50

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