Comprehensive Cancer Nursing Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763705411
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
  • Publication date: 12/23/1997
  • Series: Nursing Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 717
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I The Cancer Problem
1 Epidemiology of Cancer 1
2 Carcinogenesis 11
3 Cellular Biology of Cancer 17
4 The Spread of Cancer: Invasion and Metastasis 24
5 Relation of the Immune System to Cancer 30
Pt. II Prevention, Detection, and Diagnosis
6 Factors Affecting Health Behavior 38
7 Cancer Risk and Assessment 44
8 Assessment and Intervention for Cancer Prevention and Detection 50
9 Diagnostic Evaluation, Classification, and Staging 64
Pt. III Treatment Modalities
10 General Principles of Therapy 73
11 Surgical Therapy 81
12 Radiotherapy 87
13 Chemotherapy 101
14 Biotherapy 115
15 Bone Marrow Transplantation 125
Pt. IV Psychosocial Dimensions of Cancer
16 Overview of Psychosocial Dimensions 134
17 Psychosocial Dimensions: The Patient 138
18 Psychosocial Dimensions: The Family 146
19 Psychosocial Dimensions: Issues in Survivorship 152
Pt. V Manifestations of Cancer and Cancer Treatment
20 Pain 159
21 Infection 171
22 Bleeding 183
23 Fatigue 195
24 Nutritional Disturbances 200
25 Hypercalcemia 211
26 Hormonal Disturbances 219
27 Edema and Effusions 227
28 Sexual and Reproductive Dysfunction 239
29 Altered Body Image and Sexuality 249
30 Integumentary and Mucous Membrane Alterations 256
31 Oncologic Emergencies 266
32 Late Effects of Cancer Treatment 278
Pt. VI The Care of Individuals with Cancer
33 AIDS-Related Malignancies 285
34 Bone Cancer 294
35 Breast Cancer 304
36 Central Nervous System Cancers 318
37 Endocrine Cancer 328
38 Gastrointestinal Cancer: Colon, Rectum, and Anus 337
39 Gastrointestinal Cancer: Esophagus, Stomach, Liver, and Pancreas 346
40 Gynecologic Cancers 362
41 Head and Neck Cancer 378
42 Leukemia 392
43 Lung Cancer 409
44 Lymphomas 419
45 Multiple Myeloma 429
46 Skin Cancer 437
47 Soft Tissue Sarcomas 447
48 Urologic and Male Genital Cancers 456
Pt. VII Delivery Systems for Cancer Care
49 Continuity of Care 471
50 Ambulatory Care 478
51 Home Care 486
52 Hospice Care 496
Pt. VIII Professional Issues for the Cancer Nurse
53 Quality of Care 504
54 Economics of Care 511
55 Ethics in Cancer Nursing Practice 520
56 Unproven Methods of Cancer Treatment 528
57 Teaching Strategies: The Public 535
58 Teaching Strategies: The Patient 542
59 Cancer Nursing Education 548
60 Cancer Nursing Research 555
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