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A cancer source book for nurses /
American Cancer Society.
edition
8th ed. / edited by Claudette G. Varricchio ; associate editors, Terri B. Ades, Pamela S. Hinds, Margaret Pierce.
imprint
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2004.
description
x, 580 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0763732761 (pbk.)
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imprint
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2004.
isbn
0763732761 (pbk.)
contents note
Unit I. Introduction to cancer nursing / Carol Reed Ash -- Unit II. Overview of cancer / Claudette G. Varricchio -- 1. The biology of cancer / M. Linda Workman -- 2. Epidemiology of cancer / Kimberly Rohan and Susan Budds -- 3. Cancer screening, early detection, risk reduction, and genetic counseling / Marilyn Frank-Stromborg -- 4. Culturally competent care / Janice Phillips, Shanita Williams-Brown and Anne E. Belcher -- 5. Complementary and alternative medical approaches to management of cancer and symptoms / Janice Post-White and Susan Bauer-Wu -- Unit III. Treatment approaches / Kathi Mooney -- 6. Surgical oncology / Robin Gemmill -- 7. Chemotherapy / Mary Magee Cullatte and Janese Gaddis -- 8. Radiation therapy / Marilyn L. Haas -- 9. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation / Madeline O'Connor -- 10. Biologic therapy / Terri Ades -- Unit IV. Cancer sites / Ann Reiner -- 11. Breast cancer / Lorraine M. Hutson -- 12. Colorectal cancer / Deborah Berg -- 13. Prostate cancer / Maureen E. O'Rourke -- 14. Lung cancer / Janet H. Van Cleave and Mary E. Cooley -- 15. Cancer in children and adolescents / Lona Roll -- 16. Cancer of unknown primary sites / Jamie S. Myers -- 17. Leukemia / Belinda Mandrell -- 18. Lymphomas / Adonica L. Jones -- 19. Genitourinary cancers / Jane Clark -- 20. Gynecologic malignancies / Virginia R. Martin -- 21. Other cancers / Deborah L. Volker -- Unit V. Introduction to the experience and management of symptoms / Cynthia R. King -- 22. Myelosuppression / Genevieve Hollis and Margaret H. Crighton -- 23. Cancer pain / Ellen Lavoie Smith -- 24. Gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms / Deborah Fleming -- 25. Fatigue / Andrea M. Barsevick and Deena Damsky Dell -- 26. Sleep problems / Stacey Young-McCaughan -- 27. Anxiety and depression in the oncology setting / Jeannie V. Pasacreta -- 28. Respiratory/dyspnea / Cynthia Chernecky -- 29. Cognitive impairment / Catherine M. Bender -- 30. Anorexia and weight loss / Jean K. Brown -- 31. Skin and hair changes / Linda Casey -- 32. Oncologic emergencies / Keri Hockett -- 33. Sexuality / Margaret Barton-Burke -- 34. Pediatric symptoms and responses / Katherine Patterson Kelly and Mary C. Hooke -- Unit VI. Cancer care continuum / Andrea M. Denicoff -- 35. Psychosocial-spiritual responses to cancer and treatment : living with cancer / Michelle Rhiner, Shirley Otis-Green and Neal E. Slatkin -- 36. Cancer survivorship / Karen Hassey Dow -- 37. End of life / Ann O'Mara -- Glossary / Linda H. Yoder and Kathleen M. O'Leary.
catalogue key
6159462
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Main Description
A Cancer Source Book for Nurses, Eighth Edition is intended for nurses in every practice setting who are involved with providing care for cancer survivors, individuals with cancer, and those at risk for cancer. The book covers the most common cancers and strategies for nursing care. 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 sequel, and nursing considerations.
Main Description
A Cancer Source Book for Nurses, Eighth Edition is intended for nurses in every practice setting who are involved with providing care for cancer survivors, individuals with cancer, and those at risk f
Main Description
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.
Table of Contents
About the Editorsp. v
Prefacep. vi
List of Contributorsp. viii
Introduction to Cancer Nursingp. 1
Overview of Cancerp. 11
The Biology of Cancerp. 13
Epidemiology of Cancerp. 29
Cancer Screening, Early Detection, Risk Reduction, and Genetic Counselingp. 41
Culturally Competent Carep. 59
Complementary and Alternative Medical Approaches to Management of Cancer and Symptomsp. 73
Treatment Approachesp. 81
Surgical Oncologyp. 87
Chemotherapyp. 103
Radiation Therapyp. 131
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantationp. 149
Biologic Therapyp. 165
Cancer Sitesp. 171
Breast Cancerp. 173
Colorectal Cancerp. 187
Prostate Cancerp. 201
Lung Cancerp. 215
Cancer in Children and Adolescentsp. 229
Cancer of Unknown Primary Sitesp. 243
Leukemiap. 251
Lymphomasp. 265
Genitourinary Cancersp. 277
Gynecologic Malignanciesp. 295
Other Cancersp. 309
Introduction to the Experience and Management of Symptomsp. 327
Myelosuppressionp. 333
Cancer Painp. 349
Gastrointestinal (GI) Symptomsp. 361
Fatiguep. 379
Sleep Problemsp. 387
Anxiety and Depression in the Oncology Settingp. 395
Respiratory/Dyspneap. 407
Cognitive Impairmentp. 415
Anorexia and Weight Lossp. 423
Skin and Hair Changesp. 435
Oncologic Emergenciesp. 447
Sexualityp. 467
Pediatric Symptoms and Responsesp. 479
Cancer Care Continuump. 497
Psychosocial-Spiritual Responses to Cancer and Treatment: Living with Cancerp. 501
Cancer Survivorshipp. 513
End of Lifep. 523
Glossaryp. 537
Indexp. 559
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