Advanced Practice Oncology and Palliative Care Guidelines

Advanced Practice Oncology and Palliative Care Guidelines

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by Margery A. Wilson, Michelle S. Melvin
     
 


This easy-to-use, authoritative reference is designed to provide general information and daily practice guidelines to oncology advanced practice specialists, including oncology nurse practitioners, clinical specialists, and physician assistants. The text presents a broad-based, general approach to managing the oncology, hospice, or palliative care patient and… See more details below

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This easy-to-use, authoritative reference is designed to provide general information and daily practice guidelines to oncology advanced practice specialists, including oncology nurse practitioners, clinical specialists, and physician assistants. The text presents a broad-based, general approach to managing the oncology, hospice, or palliative care patient and contains the latest information on AJCC Cancer Staging.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781743310
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/28/2003
Edition description:
SPIRAL
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


    Section I: Cancers

  1. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), 2
  2. Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), 10
  3. Bladder Cancer, 18
  4. Bone Metastases, 28
  5. Brain Cancer, 34
  6. Brain Metastases, 42
  7. Breast Cancer, 47
  8. Cervical Cancer, 61
  9. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), 71
  10. Chronic Myelongenous Leukemia (CML), 79
  11. Colorectal, 89
  12. Endometrial Cancer, 99
  13. Esophageal Cancer, 109
  14. Head and Neck Cancers, 119
  15. Hepatocellular Carcinoma, 133
  16. HIV Related Cancers, 144
  17. Hodgkin’s Disease, 154
  18. Liver Metastases, 164
  19. Lung Cancer, 170
  20. Malignant Ascites, 180
  21. Malignant Melanoma, 186
  22. Malignant Pericardial Effusion, 198
  23. Malignant Pleural Effusion, 204
  24. Multiple Myeloma, 209
  25. Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS), 218
  26. Myeloproliferative Disorders (MPD), 225
  27. Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma (NHL), 237
  28. Ovarian Cancer, 247
  29. Pancreatic Cancer, 256
  30. Prostate Cancer, 265
  31. Renal Cancer, 275
  32. Testicular Cancer, 281
  33. Thyroid Carcinoma, 294
    Bibliography, 303

    Section II Symptom Management and Palliative Care

  34. Alteration in Mental Status, 306
  35. Anxiety, 310
  36. Cancer Pain, 318
  37. Constipation, 326
  38. Depression, 330
  39. Dyspnea, 334
  40. Fatigue, 339
  41. Hiccoughs, 343
  42. Nausea and Vomiting, 346
  43. Oral Mucous Membrane Alteration, 354
  44. Pruritus, 357
    Bibliography, 360
    Index, 363

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