Oncology Nursing

Paperback | April 1, 2007

byMartha Langhorne, Janet Fulton, Shirley E. Otto

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This classic text offers a comprehensive, yet concise and manageable overview of oncology nursing. New to this edition, symptom management topics are now presented in a separate unit so you'll easily see how to effectively improve your patients' sense of wellbeing. Over 400 multiple-choice review questions complement chapter case studies to reinforce what you've learned as well as prepare you for certification exams.

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This classic text offers a comprehensive, yet concise and manageable overview of oncology nursing. New to this edition, symptom management topics are now presented in a separate unit so you'll easily see how to effectively improve your patients' sense of wellbeing. Over 400 multiple-choice review questions complement chapter case studi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:816 pages, 9.21 × 12.05 × 0.68 inPublished:April 1, 2007Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:032304185X

ISBN - 13:9780323041850

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Table of Contents

Unit I. Clinical Aspects of Cancer Diagnosis

1. Pathophysiology

2. Genetics

3. Epidemiology

4. Prevention, Screening, and Detection

5. Diagnosis and Staging

Unit II. Clinical Management of Major Cancers

6. Brain and Central Nervous System Cancers

7. Breast Cancer

8. Colorectal Cancers

9. Gastrointestinal Cancers

10. Genitourinary Cancers

11. Gynecologic Cancers

12. Head and Neck Cancers

13. Leukemia

14. Lung Cancer

15. Malignant Lymphoma

16. Multiple Myeloma

17. Skin Cancers

18. Pediatric Cancers

Unit III. Cancer Treatment Modalities

19. Surgery

20. Radiation Therapy

21. Chemotherapy

22. Biotherapy

23. Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant

24. Complications of Cancer Treatments

25. Cancer Clinical Trials

Unit IV. Cancer Care Supportive Therapies

26. Nutrition

27. Skin IntegrityNEW!

28. Bone Marrow SuppressionNEW!

29. Oral MucositisNEW!

30. Psychosocial Issues, Outcomes, and Quality of Life

31. Impact of Cancer on Sexuality

32. Functional StatusNEW!

33. Patient EducationNEW!

34. Palliative CareNEW!

35. Family CaregivingNEW!

36. Ethical ConsiderationsNEW!

Unit V. Symptom Management NEW!

37. Fatigue

38. Dyspnea

39. Pain

40. Sleep Disturbance

41. Nausea

42. Hot Flashes