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copertina di Oncology Nursing

Oncology Nursing

di Langhorne - Fulton - Otto  • 2007  • dettagli prodotto

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This classic text offers a comprehensive, yet concise and manageable overview of oncology nursing. This edition expands on the previous edition by pulling out the symptom management subjects into their own unit. Also includes over 400 multiple-choice review questions for each chapter case study to promote effective content review as well as OCN and AOCN certification preparation. New chapter on Functional Status and its effect on patient outcomesNew chapter on Ethical Considerations for the oncology nurseNew chapters on Skin Integrity, Oral Mucositis, Bone Marrow SuppressionNew chapter on Palliative Care offers information regarding providing physical and emotional comfort to dying patients and their familiesNew chapters on Patient Education and Family Caregiving for information on assisting families that provide needed health services and support outside of the healthcare settingNew Symptom Management unit with new chapters on Dyspnea, Sleep Disturbance, Nausea, and Hot FlashesCase studies at the end of each chapter correspond with chapter content and review questions with rationales.Table of Contents:Unit I. Clinical Aspects of Cancer Diagnosis1. Pathophysiology2. Genetics3. Epidemiology4. Prevention, Screening, and Detection5. Diagnosis and StagingUnit II. Clinical Management of Major Cancers6. Brain and Central Nervous System Cancers7. Breast Cancer8. Colorectal Cancers9. Gastrointestinal Cancers10. Genitourinary Cancers11. Gynecologic Cancers12. Head and Neck Cancers13. Leukemia14. Lung Cancer15. Malignant Lymphoma16. Multiple Myeloma17. Skin Cancers18. Pediatric CancersUnit III. Cancer Treatment Modalities19. Surgery20. Radiation Therapy21. Chemotherapy22. Biotherapy23. Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant24. Complications of Cancer Treatments25. Cancer Clinical TrialsUnit IV. Cancer Care Supportive Therapies26. Nutrition27. Skin Integrity—NEW!28. Bone Marrow Suppression—NEW!29. Oral Mucositis—NEW!30. Psychosocial Issues, Outcomes, and Quality of Life31. Impact of Cancer on Sexuality32. Functional Status—NEW!33. Patient Education—NEW!34. Palliative Care—NEW!35. Family Caregiving—NEW!36. Ethical Considerations—NEW!Unit V. Symptom Management—NEW!37. Fatigue38. Dyspnea39. Pain40. Sleep Disturbance41. Nausea42. Hot Flashes


ISBN: 9780323041850

Titolo: Oncology Nursing


Editore: Elsevier - Mosby

Volume: Unico

Edizione: V 2007

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 21x27 cm

Pagine: 816