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copertina di Radiation Therapy - A Guide to Patient Care

Radiation Therapy - A Guide to Patient Care

di Haas - Hogle - Moore Higgs - Acomb  • 2007  • dettagli prodotto


The focus of this reference is on radiation oncology, but also includes information on combined modality (chemotherapy/radiation), newer technology, evidence-based guidelines, special patient populations, and in-depth management interventions and patient teaching. In addition to the comprehensive presentations of cancer sites and radiobiology, Radiation Therapy has new special topics on supportive nursing care and clinical practice. The 41 chapters cover the needs of personnel caring for radiation therapy patients in various situations.ContentsI. Overview1. Evolution of Radiation Oncology2. Basic Principles of Radiotherapy3. Radiation Protection/SafetyII. Treatment Work-up and Planning4. Diagnosis and Staging5. Simulation and Treatment PlanningIII. Integrative Systems and Cancer Sites (Radiation Therapy/Chemotherapy)6. Central Nervous System Tumors7. Head and Neck Cancers8. Lung Cancer9. Breast Cancer10. Gastrointestinal Cancers/Colorectal11. Urinary Cancers12. Gynecologic Cancers13. Male Genitourinary Cancers14. Spinal Cord and Bone Metastases15. Skin Cancers16. Hodgkin’s Disease and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma17. Soft Tissue Sarcomas18. Non-malignant TumorsIV. Adjuvant Therapies19. Chemoradiation20. Combined Chemotherapy Safety21. Interventional Radiology Procedures22. Radioprotectants23. RadiopharmaceuticalsV. Special Treatment Modalities24. Sterotactic Irradiation25. Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation26. Total Body Irradiation/ Total Lymphoid Irradiation27. Hyperthermia28. Gliasite29. Total Skin Electron Beam TherapyVI. Special Supportive Nursing Care30. Radiodermatitis31. Pain32. Mucosititis33. Cancer and Nutrition34. Radiation-Induced Nausea/Vomiting/Diarrhea35. Sexuality and Sexual DysfunctionVII. Dimensions of Clinical Practice36. Nursing Research and Clinical Trials37. Advance Practitioners in Radiation Oncology38. Evidence-Based Clinical Guidelines39. Clinical Outcomes and Documentation40. Geriatrics and Radiation Therapy41. Applying Complementary Medicine in Radiation Therapy


ISBN: 0323040306

Titolo: Radiation Therapy - A Guide to Patient Care


Editore: Elsevier - Mosby

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2007

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina rigida

Misure: 21x27 cm

Pagine: 786