Clinical Guide to Cancer Nursing

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This pocket-sized, clinical reference provides the most pertinent information from , ed. Susan L. Groenwald. In outline format, the text covers the subject areas of the epidemiologic and pathophysiologic aspects of cancer, emergency treatment modalities and diagnostics, the management of common symptoms and of patients with 26 system- or location-specific types of cancer, delivery systems for cancer care, cancer survival, and professional issues. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763705404
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
  • Publication date: 1/9/1998
  • Series: Nursing Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 700
  • Product dimensions: 4.05 (w) x 7.06 (h) x 1.37 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I The Cancer Problem
1 Cancer Epidemiology 3
2 Carcinogenesis 9
3 Differences Between Normal and Cancer Cells 14
4 Invasion and Metastasis 20
Pt. II Diagnosis and Treatment
5 Diagnostic Evaluation 29
6 Principles of Treatment 34
7 Surgical Therapy 44
8 Radiotherapy 58
9 Chemotherapy 85
10 Biotherapy 127
11 Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation 143
12 Autologous Bone Marrow and Blood Cell Transplantation 152
Pt. III Symptom Management
13 Bleeding Disorders 161
14 Cardiac Tamponade 173
15 Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation 179
16 Fatigue 184
17 Hypercalcemia 188
18 Infection 195
19 Integumentary Alterations 203
20 Malignant Cerebral Edema 221
21 Malignant Pericardial Effusion 226
22 Malignant Peritoneal Effusion 231
23 Malignant Pleural Effusion 236
24 Mucous Membrane Alterations 241
25 Nutritional Disturbances 254
26 Pain 272
27 Septic Shock 284
28 Spinal Cord Compression 288
29 Superior Vena Cava Syndrome 295
30 Syndrome of Inappropriate Diuresis 300
31 Tumor Lysis Syndrome 307
Pt. IV The Care of Individuals with Cancer
32 AIDS-Related Malignancies 315
33 Bladder Cancer 323
34 Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas 328
35 Breast Cancer 343
36 Cancer of the Kidney 369
37 Central Nervous System Cancers 372
38 Cervical Cancer 385
39 Colon, Rectal, and Anal Cancers 397
40 Endocrine Cancers 407
41 Endometrial Cancer 422
42 Esophageal Tumors 430
43 Head and Neck Malignancies 439
44 Hodgkin's Disease 456
45 Leukemia 462
46 Liver Cancer 474
47 Lung Cancer 483
48 Multiple Myeloma 489
49 Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 498
50 Ovarian Cancer 503
51 Pancreatic Cancer 512
52 Prostate Cancer 520
53 Skin Cancer 526
54 Stomach Tumors 536
55 Testicular Cancer 544
56 Vaginal Cancer 549
57 Vulvar Cancer 554
Pt. V Issues in Cancer Survivorship
58 Psychosocial Responses to Cancer 563
59 Physical, Economic, Psychosocial Adaptation of the Cancer Survivor 579
60 Spiritual & Ethical End of Life Concerns 587
Pt. VI Delivery Systems for Cancer Care
61 Ambulatory Care 599
62 Home Care 604
63 Hospice Care 614
Pt. VII Professional Issues for the Cancer Nurse
64 Ethical Issues in Cancer Nursing Practice 623
65 Alternative Methods of Cancer Therapy 628
66 Cultural Diversity Among Individuals With Cancer 634
Index 663
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