A Cancer Source Book for Nurses / Edition 7

A Cancer Source Book for Nurses / Edition 7

by American Cancer Society, American Cancer Society (ACS) Publishing Staff, Claudett Varricchio
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763702420

ISBN-13: 9780763702427

Pub. Date: 11/04/1996

Publisher: Jones & Barlett Learning

Written by leaders in oncology nursing, the eighth edition of A Cancer Source Book for Nurses presents nurses, nursing students, nursing faculty, and other health professionals with the latest information on common cancers and strategies for nursing care. It provides clear, accessible information on incidence, risk factors, early detection, diagnostic evaluation and

Overview

Written by leaders in oncology nursing, the eighth edition of A Cancer Source Book for Nurses presents nurses, nursing students, nursing faculty, and other health professionals with the latest information on common cancers and strategies for nursing care. It provides clear, accessible information on incidence, risk factors, early detection, diagnostic evaluation and staging, prognosis, side effects and long-term sequelae, and nursing considerations for the most common cancers and treatments. An official American Cancer Society publication, this book serves as an excellent resource for any nurse who provides care to cancer patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763702427
Publisher:
Jones & Barlett Learning
Publication date:
11/04/1996
Series:
Nursing Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.98(d)

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Table of Contents

About the Editorsv
Prefacevi
List of Contributorsviii
Unit IIntroduction to Cancer Nursing1
Unit IIOverview of Cancer11
1.The Biology of Cancer13
2.Epidemiology of Cancer29
3.Cancer Screening, Early Detection, Risk Reduction, and Genetic Counseling41
4.Culturally Competent Care59
5.Complementary and Alternative Medical Approaches to Management of Cancer and Symptoms73
Unit IIITreatment Approaches81
6.Surgical Oncology87
7.Chemotherapy103
8.Radiation Therapy131
9.Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation149
10.Biologic Therapy165
Unit IVCancer Sites171
11.Breast Cancer173
12.Colorectal Cancer187
13.Prostate Cancer201
14.Lung Cancer215
15.Cancer in Children and Adolescents229
16.Cancer of Unknown Primary Sites243
17.Leukemia251
18.Lymphomas265
19.Genitourinary Cancers277
20.Gynecologic Malignancies295
21.Other Cancers309
Unit VIntroduction to the Experience and Management of Symptoms327
22.Myelosuppression333
23.Cancer Pain349
24.Gastrointestinal (GI) Symptoms361
25.Fatigue379
26.Sleep Problems387
27.Anxiety and Depression in the Oncology Setting395
28.Respiratory/Dyspnea407
29.Cognitive Impairment415
30.Anorexia and Weight Loss423
31.Skin and Hair Changes435
32.Oncologic Emergencies447
33.Sexuality467
34.Pediatric Symptoms and Responses479
Unit VICancer Care Continuum497
35.Psychosocial-Spiritual Responses to Cancer and Treatment: Living with Cancer501
36.Cancer Survivorship513
37.End of Life523
Glossary537
Index559

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