Mosby's Oncology Nursing Advisor. A Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Practice. Edition No. 2

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  • 528 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Get quick access to the most important information surrounding cancer and oncology nursing care with Mosby's Oncology Nursing Advisor, 2nd Edition. Covering everything from the various types of cancer and cancer treatment options to patient education and nursing best-practices, this indispensable nursing guide is like getting seven books in one! Plus, its user-friendly layout and straightforward coverage make it ideal for use in any clinical setting. With 17 new chapters, updated evidence-based content throughout, and proven patient teaching handouts, this new edition offers the authoritative guidance you need to provide the best possible oncology nursing care.

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Section One: INTRODUCTION Cancer Epidemiology Cancer Pathophysiology Cancer Genetics

Section Two:  MAJOR CANCERS Breast Cancer Central Nervous System Cancers Gastrointestinal System Cancers Genitourinary Cancers Gynecologic Cancers Head and Neck Cancers Leukemias Lymphomas Lung Cancers Multiple Myeloma Myelofibrosis NEW! Neuroendocrine Cancers NEW! Sarcomas Skin Cancers

Section Three: PRINCIPLES OF CANCER MANAGEMENT Surgical Therapy Radiation Therapy Tumor Treating Fields NEW! Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Chemotherapy  Immunotherapy Targeted Therapy Hormonal Therapy Oral Adherence NEW! Complementary and Alternative Therapies Clinical Trials NEW!

Section Four: PRINCIPLES OF SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT Alopecia Anorexia Anxiety Arthralgias and Myalgias Confusion Constipation Cough Depressed Mood Diarrhea Dizziness and Vertigo Dysphagia Dyspnea Epistaxis NEW! Esophagitis Fatigue Fever Flu-like Symptoms Hand-Foot Syndrome Headache Hiccups Hypersensitivity Reactions NEW! Hypertension NEW! Hyperglycemia NEW! Lymphedema Menopausal Symptoms Mucositis Nail Changes NEW! Nausea and Vomiting Ocular/Visual Changes NEW! Pain Peripheral Neuropathy Pleural Effusion Pruritus/Xerosis Rash NEW! Seizures Sexuality Alterations Sleep Disturbances Xerostomia

Section Five: ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES Structural Emergencies Urologic Emergencies Metabolic Emergencies Hematologic Emergencies

Section Six: PALLIATIVE CARE AND END-OF-LIFE ISSUES Survivorship NEW! Palliative Care Final Hours Loss, Grief, and Bereavement

Section Seven. NURSING PRACTICE CONSIDERATIONS NEW! Communication Cultural Considerations Ethical Considerations Quality and Safety NEW! Evidence-Based Practice NEW! Patient Navigation NEW! Patient Education NEW!


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Newton, Susan Vice President, Health Management Solutions, Quintiles, Dayton, OH.

Hickey, Margie Senior Director, Novartis Oncology, East Hanover, New Jersey.

Brant, Jeannine Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Scientist, Billings Clinic, Billings, Montana.
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