Advanced Practice Oncology and Palliative Care Guidelines

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Overview


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.

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781743310
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 5/28/2003
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: SPIRAL
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents


  1. Section I: Cancers

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

    Section II Symptom Management and Palliative Care

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

    Posted March 7, 2005

    Excellent Resource

    This is such a handy guide! It has everything you need, in one place, in an easy format. I don't know how I would have survived my first year in Oncology without it!

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