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Cancer Source Book For Nurses

Paperback Published: 29th April 2004
ISBN: 9780763732769
Number Of Pages: 580

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A Cancer Source Book for Nurses, 8/e,  is intended primarily for nurses in every practice setting who are involved with providing care For The more than ten million cancer survivors, individuals with cancer, and those at risk for cancer. The book covers the most common cancers and strategies for nursing care and is an excellent resource for nursing students, nurse generalists, and nurses who find themselves providing care to individuals with cancer but may not consider themselves oncology nurse specialists. Nursing faculty find this text extremely helpful when developing cancer content for undergraduate curricula. Several new chapters have been added, including chapters on sexuality, alternative therapies, vascular access devices, clinical trials, and special populations; other chapters have been revised extensively to reflect current knowledge and trends, and include how to manage symptoms, The latest on cancer prevention and detection; childhood cancers, and survivorship issues. Chapters on the most common cancers include information on incidence, risk factors, early detection, diagnostic evaluation and staging, treatment, prognosis, side effects and long-term sequelae, and nursing considerations.

Unit 1 Introduction to Cancer Nursing Unit 2 Overview of Cancer Chapter 1: The Biology of Cancer Chapter 2: Epidemiology of Cancer Chapter 3: Cancer Screening, Early Detection, Risk Reduction, and Genetic Counseling Chapter 4: Culturally Competent Care Chapter 5: Complementary and Alternative Medical (CAM) Approaches to Management of Cancer and Symptoms Unit 3 Treatment Approaches Chapter 6: Surgical Oncology Chapter 7: Chemotherapy Chapter 8: Radiation Therapy Chapter 9: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Chapter 10: Biologic Therapy Unit 4 Cancer Sites Chapter 11: Breast Cancer Chapter 12: Colorectal Cancer Chapter 13: Prostate Cancer Chapter 14: Lung Cancer Chapter 15: Cancer in Children and Adolescents Chapter 16: Cancer of Unknown Primary Sites Chapter 17: Leukemia Chapter 18: Lymphomas Chapter 19: Genitourinary Cancers Chapter 20: Gynecologic Malignancies Chapter 21: Other Cancers Unit 5: Introduction to the Experience and Management of Symptoms Chapter 22: Myelosuppression Chapter 23: Cancer Pain Chapter 24: Gastrointestinal Symptoms Chapter 25: Fatigue Chapter 26: Sleep Problems Chapter 27: Anxiety and Depression in the Oncology Setting Chapter 28: Respiratory/Dyspnea Chapter 29: Cognitive Impairment Chapter 30: Anorexia and Weight Loss Chapter 31: Skin and Hair Changes Chapter 32: Oncologic Emergencies Chapter 33: Sexuality Chapter 34: Pediatric Symptoms and Responses Unit 6 Cancer Care Continuum Chapter 35: Psychosocial-Spiritual Responses to Cancer and Treatment Chapter 36: Cancer Survivorship Chapter 37: End of Life

ISBN: 9780763732769
ISBN-10: 0763732761
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 580
Published: 29th April 2004
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.77
Edition Number: 8
Edition Type: Revised