Mosby's Oncology Nursing Advisor - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323045971, 9780323079341

Mosby's Oncology Nursing Advisor

1st Edition

A Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Practice

Authors: Susan Newton Margie Hickey Susan Newton Margie Hickey Joyce Jackowski
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323045971
eBook ISBN: 9780323079341
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 10th April 2008
Page Count: 560

Description

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.

Key Features

  • Detailed descriptions of over 50 major cancer types provide essential information on incidence, etiology and risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnostic workup, histology, staging, treatment, prognosis, and prevention.
  • Coverage of cancer management principles outlines a wide range of treatment and pharmacologic modalities, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormonal therapy, biological response modifiers, and complementary and alternative therapies.
  • Symptom management guidelines provide in-depth coverage of pathophysiology, assessment tools, lab and diagnostic tests, differential diagnoses, interventions, follow up care, and resources for over 30 common symptoms associated with cancer and cancer treatments.
  • Essential information on many oncologic emergencies and emergent issues prepares you to respond quickly to structural, metabolic, and hematologic emergencies.
  • Helpful patient teaching resources include more than 25 reproducible patient teaching handouts.
  • An entire section on palliative care and end-of-life issues offers helpful guidelines for dealing with topics related to hospice care, communication in palliative care, the final hours of the cancer patient, ethical considerations, and loss, grief, and bereavement.
  • Serves as a great study tool for the oncology nursing certification exam..

Table of 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 Agent

Details

No. of pages:
560
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323079341
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323045971

About the Author

Susan Newton

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice President, Health Management Solutions, Quintiles, Dayton, OH

Margie Hickey

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Director, Novartis Oncology, East Hanover, New Jersey

Susan Newton

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice President, Health Management Solutions, Quintiles, Dayton, OH

Margie Hickey

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Director, Novartis Oncology, East Hanover, New Jersey

Joyce Jackowski

Affiliations and Expertise

Oncology Nurse Practitioner, Dayton Physicians, Hematology and Oncology, Dayton, OH