cover image - Oncology Nursing Clinical Reference
ISBN: 9780323025171
Page Count: 528
Imprint: Mosby
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Oncology Nursing Clinical Reference,

by Shirley E. Otto, MSN, CRNI, AOCN
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cover image - Oncology Nursing Clinical Reference
ISBN: 9780323025171
Page Count: 528
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $63.95
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Designed to keep pace with the many demands and challenges placed upon the oncology and medical-surgical nurse, this handy resource contains "must-know" oncology information in a quick access format. Using a symptom-management approach to oncology nursing, this easy-to-use reference features succinct coverage of common types of cancer, including a chapter on pediatric cancers. The drug information section of the book and appendix features content from the Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2004.
    • Practical, clinical information provided in a concise outline format.
    • Clear, consistent organization makes information easy to find.
    • Topics are listed at the beginning of each chapter with corresponding book pages numbers to facilitate ease of use.
    • Written by an experienced practitioner and author.
    • Oncologic Emergencies chapter details 12 different emergencies.
    • Covers important end-of-life and psychosocial issues with chapters on Hospice & Palliative Care and Grief & Bereavement Issues.
    • Includes chapters on support therapies such as Complementary, Alternative, & Herbal Medicine, Hormonal Therapy, and Nutrition.
    • Symptom Management chapter helps practitioners identify and share important comfort information with patients.
    • Appendix includes the most commonly prescribed chemotherapeutic agents and pain medications for cancer patients.
    • Spiral binding allows easy carrying and reference while in a clinical setting.
  • Unit I: General Cancer Principles & Concepts
    1. Pathophysiology
    2. Genetics
    3. Epidemiology
    4. Prevention, Screening, and Detection (PSD)
    5. Diagnostic & Staging
    6. Research and Cancer Clinical Trials

    Unit II: Cancer Types
    7. Brain and CNS Cancers
    8. Breast Cancer
    9. Colorectal and Gastrointestinal Cancers
    Small Intestine
    10. Genitourinary Cancers
    11. Gynecological Cancers
    Fallopian Tube
    Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD)
    12. Head and Neck Cancers
    13. Human Immunodeficiency Virus and related cancers
    14. Leukemia
    Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
    Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    Chronic Lymphoid Leukemia
    Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
    Myelodysplastic Syndrome
    Hairy Cell Leukemia
    15. Lung Cancers
    16. Lymphoma
    Hodgkin’s Disease
    Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
    17. Multiple Myeloma
    18. Skin Cancers
    Basal Cell Cancer
    Squamous Cell Cancer
    Malignant Melanoma
    19. Pediatric Cancers
    Osteogenic Sarcoma
    Ewing’s Sarcoma
    Brain and Intraspinal Malignancies
    Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma (MHL)
    Hodgkins Disease (HD)
    Wilms’ Tumor

    Unit III: Cancer Treatment, Therapies, And Management
    20. Surgical Oncology
    21. Radiation Therapy
    22. Chemotherapy
    23. Biotherapy
    24. Bone Marrow and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
    25. Pharmacological and Infusion Therapies
    Blood and Blood Products, Transfusion Therapies
    Vascular Access Devices
    26. Complementary, Alternative Therapies and Herbal Medicines
    27. Hormonal Therapy
    28. Nutrition
    29. Symptom Management
    Hemorrhagic Cystitis
    Myelosuppression (Anemia, Neutropenia, Thrombocytopenia)
    Mucositits, Stomatitis
    Nausea and Vomiting
    Pain Management
    Peripheral Neuropathy
    Reproductive and Sexuality Issues
    Skin Care
    30. Hospice and Palliative Care
    31. Grief and Bereavement Issues

    Unit IV: Oncologic Emergencies
    32. Oncologic Emergencies
    Anaphylaxis, Hypersensitivity
    Cardiac Tamponade
    Carotid Artery Rupture
    Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
    Increased Intracranial Pressure
    Malignant Pleural Effusion
    Septic Shock
    Spinal Cord Compression
    Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
    Syndrome Inappropriate Antiduretic Hormone
    Tumor Lysis Syndrome

    Unit V: Resources
    33. Cancer Resources
    Dressings, Equipment, Infusion Pumps
    Patient, Family, Caregiver Organizations and Resources
    Pharmaceutical Indigent Drug Programs
    Professional Organizations

    Appendix: Commonly Used Medications
  • Shirley E. Otto, MSN, CRNI, AOCN, Consultant, Formerly Clinical Nurse Specialist, Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus, Wichita, KS
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