Cancer Nursing: Principles And Practice (The Jones and Bartlett Series in Oncology) / Edition 6

Cancer Nursing: Principles And Practice (The Jones and Bartlett Series in Oncology) / Edition 6

by Connie Henke Yarbro, Margaret Hansen Frogge, Michelle Goodman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0763747203

ISBN-13: 9780763747206

Pub. Date: 04/18/2005

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Rapid Changes In Oncology Necessitate A Comprehensive, Up-To-Date Reference For Oncology Nurses. For Seventeen Years, Best-Selling Cancer Nursing: Principles And Practice Has Filled This Need, Supplying Oncology Nurses With Cutting-Edge, Current Information. Now, In Its Sixth Edition, Cancer Nursing Reflects The Constantly Shifting Progress In The Science Of

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Rapid Changes In Oncology Necessitate A Comprehensive, Up-To-Date Reference For Oncology Nurses. For Seventeen Years, Best-Selling Cancer Nursing: Principles And Practice Has Filled This Need, Supplying Oncology Nurses With Cutting-Edge, Current Information. Now, In Its Sixth Edition, Cancer Nursing Reflects The Constantly Shifting Progress In The Science Of Oncology, As Well As Emerging New Therapies, New Treatment Modalities, The Latest Results From Clinical Trials, Updates On New Chemotherapeutic Agents And Targeted Therapies, And New Perspectives On Supportive Care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763747206
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
04/18/2005
Edition description:
6E
Pages:
1879
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 11.08(h) x 2.48(d)

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Table of Contents

1Biology of cancer3
2Immunology26
3Epidemiology40
4Cultural diversity among individuals with cancer69
5Dynamics of cancer prevention95
6Screening and detection for asymptomatic individuals108
7Genetic risk for cancer126
8Diagnostic evaluation, classification, and staging153
9Quality of life as an outcome of cancer care183
10Principles of clinical research and development201
11Surgical therapy212
12Principles of radiation therapy229
13Radiation treatment planning250
14Radiation therapy : toxicities and management283
15Chemotherapy : principles of therapy315
16Chemotherapy : principles of administration351
17Chemotherapy toxicities and management412
18Principles of bone marrow and hematopoietic cell transplantation458
19Techniques of hematopoietic cell transplantation478
20Complications of hematopoietic cell transplantation494
21Biologic and targeted therapy510
22Gene therapy559
23Hematopoietic therapy575
24Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies590
25Cancer-related distress623
26Assessment of cancer pain639
27Management of cancer pain662
28Infection698
29Bleeding723
30Fatigue741
31Nutritional disturbances761
32Hypercalcemia791
33Paraneoplastic syndromes808
34Malignant effusions and edema825
35Sexual and reproductive dysfunction841
36Cardiac tamponade873
37Disseminated intravascular coagulation887
38Septic shock895
39Spinal cord compression910
40Superior vena cava syndrome925
41Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone940
42Tumor lysis syndrome946
43AIDS-related malignancies961
44Bone and soft-tissue sarcomas979
45Bladder and renal cancers1005
46Breast cancer1022
47Central nervous system cancers1089
48Cervical cancer1137
49Colon, rectal, and anal cancers1155
50Endocrine malignancies1215
51Endometrial cancer1244
52Esophageal cancer1258
53Galbladder and bile duct cancer1275
54Head and neck malignancies1294
55Leukemia1330
56Liver cancer : primary and metastatic disease1355
57Lung cancer1379
58Lymphomas1414
59Multiple myeloma1460
60Ovarian cancer1490
61Pancreatic cancer1523
62Prostate cancer1552
63Skin cancer1581
64Stomach cancer1617
65Testicular germ cell cancer1630
66Vulvar and vaginal cancer1647
67Cancer survivorship : a critical aspect of care1665
68Late effects of cancer treatment1676
69Physical, economic, and social issues confronting patients and families1694
70Spiritual responses to cancer1712
71Principles and issues in palliative care1729
72Delivery of comfort care1744
73The oncology advanced practice nurse1759
74Evidence-based oncology nursing1777
75Legal issues1786
76Informatics1800
77Oncology nursing and professional advocacy1814

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