Oncology Nursing Clinical Reference - Downloadable PDA Software

1st Edition

Author:

  • Shirley Otto
    • Electronic ISBN 9780323026611

    Key Features

    • Practical, clinical information provided in a concise, easy-to-use format.
    • Written by an experienced practitioner and author.
    • Details 12 different oncologic emergencies.
    • Covers important end-of-life and psychosocial issues with information on hospice and palliative care and grief and bereavement issues.
    • Discusses support therapies such as complementary, alternative, and herbal medicine, hormonal therapy, and nutrition.
    • Helps practitioners identify and share important comfort information with patients.
    • Features drug information from the Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2004.
    • Includes information on the most commonly prescribed chemotherapeutic agents and pain medications for cancer patients.

    Table of Contents

    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
    Colorectal
    Esophagus
    Gallbladder
    Gastric
    Liver
    Pancreas
    Small Intestine
    10. Genitourinary Cancers
    Bladder
    Penile
    Prostate
    Renal
    Testicular
    11. Gynecological Cancers
    Cervix
    Ovary
    Uterus
    Vagina
    Vulva
    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
    Leukemia
    Osteogenic Sarcoma
    Ewing’s Sarcoma
    Neuroblastoma
    Rhabdomyosarcoma
    Retinblastoma
    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
    Antiemetics
    Blood and Blood Products, Transfusion Therapies
    Vascular Access Devices
    26. Complementary, Alternative Therapies and Herbal Medicines
    27. Hormonal Therapy
    28. Nutrition
    29. Symptom Management
    Alopecia
    Ascites
    Constipation
    Diarrhea
    Fatigue
    Hemorrhagic Cystitis
    Myelosuppressio

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2004
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323026611