Mosby

Mosby's Oncology Nursing Advisor

A Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Practice

Like getting 7 books in 1, MOSBY'S ONCOLOGY NURSING ADVISOR provides quick access to essential information on a wide range of cancer topics, including types of cancer, treatment options, symptom management, palliative care, and patient teaching. Its user-friendly layout and straightforward coverage make it ideal for use in any clinical setting, offering authoritative guidance to help you provide the best possible oncology nursing care.

Hardbound, 560 Pages

Published: April 2008

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04597-1

Contents

  • I. INTRODUCTION

    1. Cancer Epidemiology
    2. Cancer Pathophysiology

    II. MAJOR CANCERS

    3. Breast Cancer
    • Invasive Breast Cancer
    • Noninvasive Breast Cancer
    4. Central Nervous System
    • Astrocytoma WHO Grade 1
    • Astrocytoma WHO Grade 2
    • Astrocytoma WHO Grade 3
    • Astrocytoma WHO Grade 4
    • Benign Brain Tumors
    • Ependymoma
    • Metastatic Brain Tumors
    • Mixed Glioma
    • Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (PNET)
    • Recurrent Glial Tumor
    • Central Nervous System Malignancies — Overview
    5. Gastrointestinal System
    • Anal Cancer
    • Biliary (Extrahepatic Bile Duct) and Gallbladder Cancers
    • Colon and Rectal Cancers
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Gastric Cancer
    • GIST
    • Hepatocellular Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    6. Genitourinary System
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Penile Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Renal Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    7. Gynecological
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Endometrial Cancer
    • GTN
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Vaginal Cancer
    • Vulvar Cancer
    8. Head and Neck
    Laryngeal
    • Oral
    • Pharyngeal
    • Salivary
    • Thyroid and Parathyroid
    9. Leukemia
    • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
    • Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
    • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
    • Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
    • Myelodysplatic Syndrome
    10. Lymphoma
    • Hodgkin Lymphoma
    • Nonhodgkin Lymphoma
    11. Multiple Myeloma
    12. Lung Cancer
    • Non Small Cell Lung Cancer
    • Small Cell Lung Cancer
    13. Sarcomas
    • Chondrosarcoma
    • Ewing's
    • Kaposi's
    • Soft Tissue
    14. Skin Cancer
    • Melanoma
    • Nonmelanoma

    III. PRINCIPLES OF CANCER MANAGEMENT

    15. Surgical Therapy
    16. Radiation Therapy
    17. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: Overview and Priorities for Nursing Care
    18. Biological Response Modifiers
    19. Chemotherapy
    20. Chemotherapeutic Agents
    21. Targeted Therapy
    22. Targeted Therapy Agents
    23. Hormonal Therapy
    24. Hormonal Therapy Agents
    25. Complementary & Alternative Therapy
    26. Complementary & Alternative Therapy Agents

    IV. PRINCIPLES OF SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT

    27. Alopecia
    28. Alterations in Sexuality
    29. Anorexia
    30. Anxiety
    31. Arthralgias and Myalgias
    32. Confusion
    33. Constipation
    34. Cough
    35. Depressed Mood
    36. Diarrhea
    37. Dizziness and Vertigo
    38. Dysphagia
    39. Dyspnea
    40. Esophagitis
    41. Fatigue
    42. Fever
    43. Flu-Like Syndrome
    44. Headache
    45. Hiccups
    46. Lymphedema
    47. Menopausal Symptoms
    48. Mucositis
    49. Nausea and Vomiting
    50. Pain
    51. Peripheral Neuropathy
    52. Pleural Effusion
    53. Pruritis
    54. Seizures
    55. Sleep Disturbances
    56. Xerostomia

    V. ONCOLOGIC EMERGENCIES/EMERGENT ISSUES

    57. Structural Emergencies
    • Bowel Obstruction
    • Cystitis
    • Neoplastic Cardiac Tamponade
    • Radiation Pneumonitis
    • Spinal Cord Suppression
    • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
    • Urinary Tract Infection
    • Urinary Tract Obstruction
    58. Metabolic Emergencies
    • Adrenal Failure
    • Hypercalcemia
    • Hyperuricemia
    • Hypoglycemia
    • SIADH
    • Tumor Lysis Syndrome
    59. Hematologic Emergencies
    • DIC
    • DVT
    • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Sepsis
    • TTP

    VI. PALLIATIVE CARE AND END-OF-LIFE ISSUES

    60. Palliative and Hospice Care
    62. Cultural Issues in Cancer Care
    63. Ethical Considerations
    64. Final Hours
    65. Loss, Grief, and Bereavement

    VII. PATIENT TEACHING

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