The Royal Marsden Manual of Cancer Nursing Procedures


Author: Sara Lister,Lisa Dougherty
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119245206
Category: Medical
Page: 456
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The Royal Marsden is the world’s first hospital dedicated to cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and education – a centre of excellence with an international reputation for ground-breaking research and pioneering the very latest in cancer treatments and technologies, as well as specialising in cancer diagnosis and education. This companion volume to the internationally successful The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures is designed to support practitioners who work specifically with oncology patients by providing detailed evidence-based procedures and rationale, and problem-solving guidance on all aspects of oncology nursing. The Royal Marsden Manual of Cancer Nursing Procedures: Is organized and structured to represent the needs of the patient along their care pathway Provides the latest evidence underpinning all procedures Includes information on haematological procedures; pain assessment and management; wound care; oncological emergencies; and end-of-life care Gives detailed guidelines on supporting patients living with cancer with practical information on such things as benefits, exercise and nutrition. The Royal Marsden Manual of Cancer Nursing Procedures is an invaluable, definitive resource for all those involved in the provision of cancer care and support to patients and their families.

Placement Learning in Cancer & Palliative Care Nursing - E-Book

A guide for students in practice
Author: Penny Howard,Becky Whittaker (nee Chady)
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702051748
Category: Medical
Page: 264
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Are you unsure about your cancer and palliative care placement? Do you need guidance on what to prepare to get the most out of your practice learning? Will you have the range of clinical skills to care for people with cancer? What learning opportunities will there be to meet your competencies? How can you maximise your learning during this placement? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will advise you on what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities and meet your competencies. Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a cancer and palliative care placement Provides the principles of care, treatment and management of someone with a cancer diagnosis, linking university-learned theory to clinical practice Gives helpful evidence-based practice examples and resources to support placement learning Identifies clinical skills that underpin care of an individual with cancer Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a cancer and palliative care placement Explains how to develop your clinical portfolio by completing specific exercises and activities Maps all activities and exercises to the NMC competencies Advises on approaches to a range of situations that may arise as a student nurse Adopts a case-study approach to consolidating learning and to explore the patient pathway from pre-diagnosis, through a range of treatment options to living beyond cancer or end-of-life care. Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements How to prepare for your placement What you can expect to learn during a placement Clear links to, and examples of, achieving NMC competencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for your portfolio Case studies that link theory with practice How to consolidate your experience and learn from the placement Tips, activities, further reading suggestions and useful websites.

Pharmacology and Medicines Management for Nurses E-Book


Author: George Downie,Jean Mackenzie,Arthur Williams,Caroline Milne
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702033332
Category: Medical
Page: 576
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. An understanding of medicines and their effects on patients remains a crucial area of nursing knowledge. This book provides a thorough foundation upon which nurses can build their clinical experience to achieve competence. It not only provides information on the actions of drugs on the body but also gives clear guidance on the practical aspects of medicines management in both hospital and community. Organisation of the text broadly follows the British National Formulary for ease of use. Management of medicines linked to their therapeutic use Medicine administration linked with relevant care of patients where possible Basic principles of clinical pharmacology underpin the therapeutic chapters A chapter on the role of patients and carers is included All content revised in the light of changes in drug therapy, clinical practice and medicines management including nurse prescribing Key objectives for each chapter Self-assessment exercises with answers More detail relating to palliative care; nurse prescribing A new section on Intensive Therapy Totally redesigned in two colours with improved design and page layout, and better illustrations

Acute Care Oncology Nursing E-Book


Author: Cynthia C. Chernecky,Kathleen Murphy-Ende
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455710059
Category: Medical
Page: 624
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As the likely first responder in an emergency, you need quick access to essential information on the potential complications of many different cancer types and treatments. The new edition of this trusted resource provides up-to-date information on the pathophysiology, complications, risks, treatment approaches, prognosis, assessment findings, and nursing and medical interventions for a wide range of cancers. It also offers valuable information to help you fulfill your role as care coordinator and patient advocate, including client education guidelines, discharge procedures, and strategies for helping the client and family deal with the impact of the disease’s progression. A consistent format throughout helps you quickly find the information you need, no matter what the topic. This indispensable reference is written and reviewed by both oncology and acute care nurses, ensuring accuracy, currency, and clinical relevance. Coverage of each cancer includes pathophysiologic mechanisms, epidemiology and etiology, risk profile, prognosis, professional assessment criteria (PAC), nursing care and treatment, evidence-based practice update, patient teaching, nursing diagnoses or DSM-IV, evaluation and desired outcomes, and discharge planning with follow-up care, where needed. The latest prognosis statistics give you a realistic picture of the survival possibilities for your patients so you can provide the most appropriate nursing care and patient education. Multiple-choice review questions with answers and rationales at the end of each chapter help reinforce your understanding of key concepts and prepare you for certification examinations. Special boxes highlight pediatric-specific care considerations for working with children. Six new chapters — Biliary and Pancreatic Obstruction, Depression and Cognitive Dysfunction, Dyspnea and Airway Obstruction, GI Obstruction, Heart Failure, and Spiritual Distress — keep you up to date with the latest advances in oncology nursing. Evidence-based rationales in the nursing interventions help you apply the latest research findings to actual practice. Each chapter includes a new section on pathophysiology to help you understand the physiologic processes associated with each oncologic complication.

Hematology/Oncology Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America,


Author: John C. Perkins
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323320295
Category: Medical
Page: 273
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This issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics edited by Drs. John Perkins and and Jonathan Davis focuses on emergencies related to Hematology/Oncology and covers topics such as: Oncologic Mechanical Emergencies, Neutropenic Fever, Oncologic Metabolic Emergencies, Acute Leukemias, Pediatric Oncologic Emergencies, Chemotherapeutic Medications and their Emergent Complications, Anemia, Thrombotic Microangiopathies (TTP, HUS, HELLP), Congenital Bleeding Disorders, Acquired Bleeding Disorders and Antithrombotic agents, Sickle Cell Disease, and more!

Harrison's Hematology and Oncology


Author: Dan L. Longo
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071663363
Category: Medical
Page: 788
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Market: oncologists (20,000), hematologists (15,000), oncology fellows (2,500), hematology fellows (2000), internal medicine residents (23,000), internists (75,000), family practice residents and clinicians (55,000), cancer-care nursing (40,000), first and second year medical students (18,000/year)

Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum E-Book


Author: ENA
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437726569
Category: Medical
Page: 1152
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Whether you are a new or an experienced emergency nurse, you'll find that the Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is an essential tool for your practice. Authored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), this highly-respected resource will help you build and verify your knowledge, develop practice standards, improve quality of care, and educate nursing staff as well as patients and families. The Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is also the ideal resource to help you prepare for the Certification for Emergency Nurses (CEN) exam. Authored by ENA, you can rely on this text to be the most authoritative and up-to-date resource available. The text's outline format and alphabetical listing of the Clinical Emergencies chapters mean you can find the information you need - fast! The most recent CEN examination content is included to ensure that you're prepared and confident. Nine new chapters incorporate the latest information about: Triage Complementary and Alternative Therapies Cultural Dimensions and Emergency Nursing End-of-Life Issues in the Emergency Department Hemodynamic Monitoring Hematologic/Oncologic Emergencies Mechanism of Injury Weapons of Mass Destruction Forensic Nursing Practice A new unit on trauma emergencies reorganizes information from the previous edition to help you more easily find the facts you need. More illustrations and tables are included to enhance your understanding of key information.

Advanced Practice in Oncology Nursing

Case Studies & Review
Author: Esther Muscari Lin
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 472
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This indispensable book of exercises from the ONS helps users assess and develop the core knowledge necessary for AOCN certification. Content and organization is based on a blueprint of the actual AOCN exam and covers all role components. Case studies with real life oncology situtaions, multiple question formats, and rationales help sharpen critical-thinking skills essential to top performance the AOCN exam or gaining recertification. An Oncologic Emergencies section covers 10 specific emergency cases.

Nursing Care in Radiation Oncology


Author: Karen Hassey Dow,Laura J. Hilderley
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 425
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Provides everything the radiation oncology nurse needs to know about the principles of physics, radiobiology and radiation safety in order to provide the quality care of cancer patients in radiation therapy. The book features an overview of the history of the science and art of radiation oncology.

Onkologie Basiswissen


Author: Karl R. Aigner,Frederick O. Stephens
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3662485850
Category: Medical
Page: 313
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Dieses Werk legt eine solide und fundierte onkologische Wissensbasis; es zeigt auf, warum Menschen an Krebs erkranken, wie der Körper auf Krebs reagiert und welche Präventions- und Behandlungsmöglichkeiten es für verschiedene Krebserkrankungen gibt. Entstehungsmechanismen, Diagnose- und Therapieoptionen inklusive moderner Entwicklungen in der personalisierten Medizin und der regionalen Chemotherapie werden vorgestellt und diskutiert. Das Buch richtet sich an angehende Ärzte aller Fachrichtungen sowie Angehörige von Gesundheitsberufen, die sich grundlegend mit der Onkologie beschäftigen wollen. Es bietet eine wertvolle Grundlage für das Aneignen tiefer gehenden Fachwissens.

Supportive Oncology E-Book


Author: Mellar P. Davis,Petra Feyer,Petra Ortner,Camilla Zimmermann
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437735940
Category: Medical
Page: 672
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Supportive Oncology, by Drs. Davis, Feyer, Ortner, and Zimmermann, is your practical guide to improving your patients‘ quality of life and overall outcomes by integrating palliative care principles into the scope of clinical oncologic practice at all points along their illness trajectories. A multidisciplinary editorial team, representing the dual perspectives of palliative medicine and oncology, offers expert guidance on how to effectively communicate diagnoses and prognoses with cancer patients and their families, set treatment goals, and manage symptoms through pharmacological therapies, as well as non-pharmacological therapies and counselling when appropriate. Integrate complementary palliative principles as early as possible after diagnosis with guidance from a multidisciplinary editorial team whose different perspectives and collaboration provide a well-balanced approach. Effectively communicate diagnoses and prognoses with cancer patients and their families, set treatment goals, and manage symptoms through pharmacological therapies, as well as non-pharmacological therapies and counseling when appropriate. Improve patients’ quality of life with the latest information on pain and symptom management including managing side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, rehabilitating and counselling long-term survivors, and managing tumor-related symptoms and other complications in the palliative care setting. Prescribe the most effective medications, manage toxicities, and deal with high symptom burdens.

Medical-surgical Nursing

Clinical Management for Positive Outcomes
Author: Joyce M. Black,Jane Hokanson Hawks
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9780721602202
Category: Medical
Page: 2512
View: 9175

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Accompanying CD-ROMs contains open book quizzes that consist of crossword puzzles and multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and matching questions; Fluid and Electroplate Module; case studies with accompanying discussions, exercises, and nursing care plan; Health Assessment Animations; and discussions to the thinking critically questions.

Medical-surgical Nursing

A Nursing Process Approach
Author: N.A
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Nursing
Page: 2356
View: 1866

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Presenting medical-surgical nursing within a nursing process framework, this book provides an integrated nursing process approach to each disease and disorder, including assessment chapters for each body system. It focuses on caring for the elderly and also includes illustrations highlighting difficult pathophysiologic concepts.

The Older Cancer Patient

A Guide for Nurses and Related Professionals
Author: Janine Overcash,Lodovico Balducci
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 320
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Because cancer in the older adult may be present in combination with other chronic conditions, including dementia and frailty, multidisciplinary care is especially important. This book provides nurses with essential information on the care and treatment of the older adult with cancer, including: An overview of cancer in the older adult, and barriers to treatment Prevention and screening of cancer in the older adult How to perform a comprehensive geriatric assessment, as a method for planning multidisciplinary care Practical applications of qualiy of life assessment and decision analysis Special considerations in radiation therapy and chemotherapy with the older adult Social and caregiver issues This book reflects lessons learned from a nurse-physician team who planned and implemented the Senior Adult Oncology Program at the.Moffit Cancer Center and Research Institute in Florida.