Cancer Symptom Management by Connie Henke YarbroCancer Symptom Management by Connie Henke Yarbro

Cancer Symptom Management

byConnie Henke Yarbro, Debra Wujcik, Barbara Holmes Gobel

Paperback | May 29, 2013

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Cancer Symptom Management, Fourth Edition Covers Multiple Symptoms Inherent In The Treatment Of Cancer. Each Symptom Is Examined In Terms Of Its Cause, Pathophysiology, Assessment, Management, Evaluation Of Therapeutic Approaches, And Patient Self-Care. New Chapters: * Hypersensitivity Reactions To Antineoplastic Drugs * Extravasation * Ocular And Otic Complications * Symptoms When Death Is Imminent Designed To Assist Clinical Oncology Nurses In Skillfully Relieving And Diminishing The Cancer Patient's Symptoms, This New Edition Provides Essential Information And The Tools Necessary To Provide Quality Care To Cancer Patients.
Title:Cancer Symptom ManagementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:752 pages, 10.75 × 8.5 × 1.5 inPublished:May 29, 2013Publisher:Jones & Bartlett LearningLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1284027406

ISBN - 13:9781284027402


Table of Contents

Part I: The Problem of Symptom Distress Chapter 1: Evidence-Based Symptom Management Part II: Alterations in Comfort Chapter 2: Arthralgias, Myalgias Chapter 3: Fatigue Chapter 4: Menopausal Symptoms Chapter 5: Pain Chapter 6: Sleep Disturbances Part III: Alterations in Protective Mechanisms Chapter 7: Hypersensitivity Chapter 8: Infection Part IV: Alterations in Gastrointestinal Function Chapter 9: Constipation Chapter 10: Diarrhea Chapter 11: Nausea and Vomiting Chapter 12: Malignant Ascites Part V: Alterations in Genitourinary Function Chapter 13: Bladder Disturbances Part VI: Alterations in Cardiopulmonary Function Chapter 14: Bleeding Chapter 15: Dyspnea Chapter 16: Effusions Part VII: Alterations in Nutrition Chapter 17: Anorexia-Cachexia Syndrome Chapter 18: Dysphagia Chapter 19: Mucositis Chapter 20: Xerostomia Part VIII: Alterations in Neurological Function Chapter 21: Increased Intracranial Pressure Chapter 22: Peripheral Neuropathy Part IX: Anatomical and Surgical Alterations Chapter 23: Alopecia Chapter 24: Altered Body Image and Sexual Health Chapter 25: Extravasation Chapter 26: Lymphedema Chapter 27: Ocular and Otis Chapter 28: Skin and Nail Bed Changes Part X: Alterations in Psychosocial Function Chapter 29: Anxiety Chapter 30: Cognitive Dysfunction Chapter 31: Depression Chapter 32: Grief Chapter 33: Spiritual Distress Chapter 34: Terminal Symptoms