Bone Marrow Transplantation / Edition 1

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The most up-to-date, comprehensive reference available in the bone mar row field. Utilizing the experience of more than twenty oncology nurse s, it addresses current challenges: to influence both ethical and admi nistrative problem solving, to help lower costs, to improve patients' understanding of problems and risks, and to participate in decision ma king for research studies. This text prepares nurses for an even large r role in the continuing application of marrow transplantation.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780867206913
  • Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 3/7/1995
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 1.06 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 7.00 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Bone Marrow Transplantation Nursing: Into the Twenty-first Century 3
2 Administrative Issues of an Ambulatory Care Setting 19
3 Administrative Issues of an Inpatient BMT Unit 39
4 Intensive Care Management of the BMT Patient: Administrative and Clinical Issues 69
5 Administrative Issues of the Pediatric BMT Unit 95
6 Food and Nutrition Services for the BMT Patient 113
7 Pharmaceutical Services for a BMT Program 137
8 Discharge Planning for the BMT Unit 153
9 Pretransplant Care 171
10 Peripheral Stem Cell Transplantation: Past, Present, and Future 187
11 Pain Management 213
12 Oral Medicine Concerns of the BMT Patient 257
13 Meeting the Psychological Needs of Recipients and Families 283
14 Home Care of the BMT Recipient 303
15 Long-Term Complications of BMT 323
16 Strategies for Education of the BMT Patient 353
17 Nursing Research 365
18 The Role of Computers 403
19 Cost Issues for BMT 427
20 Centers of Excellence for Marrow Transplantation 443
Appendix A List of Abbreviations 463
Appendix B PBSC Equipment Suppliers 469
Appendix C Discharge Care Pathways 473
Index 489
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