Nursing in Haematological Oncology


Author: Maggie Grundy
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702027537
Category: Medical
Page: 619
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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Haematological oncology is a rapidly advancing and exciting field of medicine and this is the first British textbook addressing haematological oncology written specifically for nurses. The second edition of this successful text has been fully revised and updated throughout in line with recent developments in clinical practice. There are seven new chapters and expanded sections on bone marrow transplant, the immune system and palliative care. Comprehensive coverage of nursing issues in hematological malignancies providing everything a newcomer will need to know Addresses the role of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and blood marrow transplant treatments in haematological oncology to enable effective management of patients Discusses pertinent daily issues for practicing nurses including oral care, nausea and vomiting, nutrition, infection control, social and psychological issues Reflection points provide an active reading experience and illuminate ideas and issues within the text Six new chapters: Research Priorities; Leadership Issues for Specialist Nurses; Fatigue; Adolescent Issues; Addressing the Needs of Families; Immune Modulators and Novel Therapies Expanded information on bone marrow transplant, the immune system and palliative care Improved design and layout New expert contributors to provide the latest information on their field

Haematology Nursing


Author: Marvelle Brown,Tracey Cutler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118276124
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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Haematology Nursing is a comprehensive handbook, with a nursing focus, on the care and management of patients with haematological disorders. Divided into four sections, the first provides an introduction to haematology, looking at haemopoiesis, immunology and genetics. Section Two covers non-malignant haematology, including anaemia, haemoglobinopathies and haemochromatosis. Section Three explores the pathophysiology, care and management of myeloproliferative and lymphoproliferative disorders, including leukaemia, myeloma, and lymphoma. The final section provides information on various nursing care interventions, including blood transfusion, venous access devices, and palliative care. Aimed principally at nurses working in a variety of settings including haematology/oncology wards, medical/haematology wards, specialist bone marrow transplant centres, and community settings, Haematology Nursing is an essential and much-needed reference guide.

Mosby's Oncology Nursing Advisor

A Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Practice
Author: Susan Newton,Margie Hickey,Jeannine Brant
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323449115
Category: Medical
Page: 528
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Get quick access to the most important information surrounding cancer and oncology nursing care with Mosby’s Oncology Nursing Advisor, 2nd Edition. Covering everything from the various types of cancer and cancer treatment options to patient education and nursing best-practices, this indispensable nursing guide is like getting seven books in one! Plus, its user-friendly layout and straightforward coverage make it ideal for use in any clinical setting. With 17 new chapters, updated evidence-based content throughout, and proven patient teaching handouts, this new edition offers the authoritative guidance you need to provide the best possible oncology nursing care. Detailed descriptions of over 50 major cancer types provide essential information on incidence, etiology and risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnostic workup, histology, staging, treatment, prognosis, and prevention. Coverage of cancer management principles outlines a wide range of treatment and pharmacologic modalities, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormonal therapy, immunotherapy, and complementary and alternative therapies. Symptom management guidelines offer in-depth coverage of pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, assessment tools, lab and diagnostic tests, differential diagnoses, interventions, patient education, follow up care, and resources for over 30 common symptoms associated with cancer and cancer treatments. Essential information on many oncologic emergencies and emergent issues prepares readers to respond quickly to structural, metabolic, and hematologic emergencies. Section on palliative care and end-of-life issues offers helpful guidelines for dealing with topics related to survivorship, palliative care, the final hours of the cancer patient, and loss, grief, and bereavement. NEW! Updated evidence-based content reflects the latest national and international quality standards regarding various cancer types, major drug and non-drug treatments, treatment protocols, and approaches to symptom management. NEW! Nursing Practice Considerations section incorporates information on communication, cultural considerations, ethical considerations, safe and quality care, evidence-based practice, patient navigation, and patient education. NEW! 17 new chapters cover topics including myelofibrosis, neuroendocrine cancers, tumor treating fields, oral adherence, clinical trials, epistaxis, hypersensitivity reactions, hypertension, hyperglycemia, nail changes, ocular and visual changes, rashes, survivorship, quality and safety, evidence-based practice, nurse navigation, and patient education. NEW! Expanded content on patient education keeps readers on top of best practices in this critical area. NEW! High-quality electronic patient teaching handouts are evidence-based and have been vetted by practicing nurses.

Hematology/oncology Secrets


Author: Marie E. Wood,George K. Philips
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781560535164
Category: Medical
Page: 482
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You asked for a new edition. Here it is, better than ever! Not only have many of the same experts in hematology and oncology returned to update their chapters, but new specialists have joined the team, rounding out this edition's detailed coverage of cancer treatment, palliative care, blood disorders, genetic counseling, and more. New to this edition are: skeletal complications of malignancy, fatigue in the cancer patient, and targeted molecular therapy. Freshen your knowledge base, study for the boards, or read for the challenge of testing yourself. - Back cover.

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)

Haematology Nursing


Author: Marvelle Brown,Tracey Cutler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118276124
Category: Medical
Page: 288
View: 4226

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Haematology Nursing is a comprehensive handbook, with a nursing focus, on the care and management of patients with haematological disorders. Divided into four sections, the first provides an introduction to haematology, looking at haemopoiesis, immunology and genetics. Section Two covers non-malignant haematology, including anaemia, haemoglobinopathies and haemochromatosis. Section Three explores the pathophysiology, care and management of myeloproliferative and lymphoproliferative disorders, including leukaemia, myeloma, and lymphoma. The final section provides information on various nursing care interventions, including blood transfusion, venous access devices, and palliative care. Aimed principally at nurses working in a variety of settings including haematology/oncology wards, medical/haematology wards, specialist bone marrow transplant centres, and community settings, Haematology Nursing is an essential and much-needed reference guide.

The Royal Marsden Manual of Cancer Nursing Procedures


Author: Lisa Dougherty,Sara Lister,Louise McNamara
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 1119245184
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

Intravenous Therapy in Nursing Practice


Author: Lisa Dougherty,Julie Lamb
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444309617
Category: Medical
Page: 528
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Intravenous Therapy in Nursing Practice provides a comprehensive guide to the management of intravenous therapy in nursing, and explores all aspects of intravenous therapy in both hospital and community settings. It addresses core clinical skills, including the preparation and administration of intravenous drugs, peripheral venous access, acute and long term central venous access, and paediatric intravenous therapy. The book also explores relevant anatomy and physiology, fluid and electrolyte balance, pharmacological aspects and legal and ethical issues, in order to equip nurses with the skills and knowledge needed in order to provide safe and effective care. • Addresses key specialist skills, including blood transfusion, parenteral nutrition and safe administration of cytotoxic drugs • A definitive text for nurses working in the hospital and the community • Contains contributions from leading nurse practitioners Intravenous Therapy in Nursing Practice is an essential resource for nurses and health professionals working in intravenous therapy.

Pocket Oncology


Author: Alexander Drilon,Michael Postow,Neil Vasan,Maria I. Carlo
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496391055
Category: Medical
Page: 374
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Written and edited by leading cancer experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Pocket Oncology, Second Edition, is a practical, high-yield reference for trainees and practitioners of medical oncology and hematology. This easy-to-use, loose-leaf resource contains up-to-date information essential to caring for patients with cancer, from cancer biology, prevention, screening, treatment and supportive care to new advances in immuno-oncology and precision medicine.

Integrative Oncology


Author: Donald I. Abrams,Andrew Weil
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199329745
Category: Medical
Page: 624
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More and more people living with and beyond cancer seek integrative interventions to complement their conventional cancer care. This second edition of the highly successful Integrative Oncology provides the reader with the most updated information available with new chapters on Music and Expressive Arts Therapies, Naturopathic Oncology, and an integrative approach to Lung Cancer. Integrative medicine is defined as healing-oriented medicine that takes account of the whole person (body, mind, and spirit) as well as all aspects of lifestyle; it emphasizes the therapeutic relationship and makes use of appropriate therapies, both conventional and alternative. This series grows out of a need to organize and make accessible to clinicians the basic principles of integrative medicine in practical application to common health conditions. Each volume focuses on a particular specialty and features well-recognized and authoritative editors and chapter authors. The text is presented in an easy-to-read format featuring case histories, clinical pearls, and useful tables, with all key information highlighted. Series editor Andrew Weil, MD, is Professor and Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Dr. Weil's program was the first such academic program in the U.S., and its stated goal is "to combine the best ideas and practices of conventional and alternative medicine into cost effective treatments without embracing alternative practices uncritically."

Lecture Notes: Oncology


Author: Mark Bower,Jonathan Waxman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111884209X
Category: Medical
Page: 360
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Cancer is one of the most exciting specialties in medicine. This book aspires to convey the authors’ enthusiasm for oncology and this new edition of Oncology Lecture Notes is a must for students and trainees. There has been a revolution in the practice of oncology. The changes are due to amazing advances in basic science, and the development of new drugs and successful immunisation programmes that have followed. Cancer death rates have fallen and this is in part due to radical new treatments, effective screening programmes, and also, as a result of popular movements for change in patient care, and decreased exposure to carcinogens. Completely revised and updated, this new edition of Oncology Lecture Notes describes advances in molecular biology research and highlights the importance of patient perspectives in cancer care. The text includes many new figures and tables, an update of molecular biology and highlights new treatments. With learning objectives and key point summaries in each chapter, Oncology Lecture Notes is an ideal introduction to the biological basis and principles of treatment in oncology. Includes a companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/oncology featuring cases and self-assessment MCQs

Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology


Author: Philip Lanzkowsky
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780123751553
Category: Medical
Page: 1058
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Given that there have been considerable advances in the treatment and management of oncologic diseases in children, the fifth edition of this successful clinical manual will be entirely updated to incorporate all current protocols and developments.This edition will be a comprehensive book on patient management, replete with algorithms and flow diagrams on diagnosis and management. Its concise and easy-to-read format will enable readers to make accurate diagnoses and permit them to treat patients without having extensive previous hematologic/oncologic experience. A list of normal values at various ages in children, providing an extremely useful reference for patient management is included. Selected for inclusion in Doody's Core Titles 2013, an essential collection development tool for health sciences libraries Offers a concise, systematic approach to all pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders in one reference manual Easy-to-read format: multiple tables, charts, and flow-diagrams for diagnosis and management of pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders Clear presentation by practicing clinicians, who are also academic researchers, of recent developments in molecular genetics, cytogenetics, immunology, transplantation, and biochemistry

Haematology at a Glance


Author: Atul B. Mehta,A. Victor Hoffbrand
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118261216
Category: Medical
Page: 136
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Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, Haematology at a Glance, Fourth Edition is a broad and accessible introduction to the study of blood. Fully revised and updated to reflect advances in the field and in clinical practice, this new edition covers essential knowledge, from basic hematological physiology to blood disorders and their diagnosis and treatment. This new edition of Haematology at a Glance: • Features expanded sections on the underlying mechanisms, diagnostic techniques and management of the malignant haematological diseases. Also incorporates recent advances in knowledge of thrombosis and the newer oral anticoagulants • Contains the very latest clinical treatments • Includes updated illustrations and clinical photographs to illustrate concepts and aid understanding • Features extensive online self-assessment at www.ataglanceseries.com/haematology This book is an invaluable resource for medical students and health professionals wanting to consolidate and expand their knowledge of haematology.

Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual


Author: Barbara Holmes Gobel,Shirley Triest-Robertson,Wendy H. Vogel
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781935864554
Category: Medical
Page: 1000
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Now in its second edition, the Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual is a must-have resource for advanced oncology practitioners. This updated and expanded text provides a comprehensive overview of the key knowledge areas tested in advanced oncology nursing certification examinations Chapters present detailed information you need to effectively prepare for advanced certification examinations and feature. Content correlates to the weighting assigned to topics by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation for the advanced certification examinations at the time of writing, Case studies describing situations relevant to advanced nursing practice, Key Points sections to highlight important concepts to review, More than 150 sample test questions reflective of the content of the advanced oncology certification examinations. Both a study guide and a clinical resource, this manual provides an invaluable in-depth exploration of essential topic areas for oncology advanced practice nurses, graduate nursing students, oncology nurses in clinical practice, and other healthcare professionals. Book jacket.

Handbook of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland
Author: Caroline A. Hastings,Joseph C. Torkildson,Anurag K. Agrawal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470670886
Category: Medical
Page: 378
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"This new edition of Handbook of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology: Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland features practical guidance on how to handle common inpatient and outpatient challenges seen in pediatric hematology and oncology. Designed as a rapid reference to the latest diagnostic and therapeutic protocols, the text is short and didactic and supplemented with practical algorithms and case studies throughout. Completely revised and updated, there are brand-new chapters on subjects including bone marrow transplantation, pain management and palliative care. Comprehensive, yet concise, the handbook presents essential guidelines on the diagnosis and management of the most common pediatric blood disorders and malignancies, in addition to chemotherapeutic drug information and transfusion protocols. Designed for medical students, residents, and fellows, this user-friendly portable reference is also the perfect companion on the ward for pediatric hematology and oncology nurses."--Publisher's website.

The Hematology/Oncology Nurse Practitioners' Manual Second Edition


Author: David G. Morrison, M.D.,Ph.D.
Publisher: Hillcrest Publishing Group
ISBN: 1626527490
Category: Medical
Page: 502
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Co-Authors Jack E. Saux III, M.D., Margaret Saux, Pilar M. Morrison RPh, Melissa Pennebaker CRNP This is a quick reference how to manual. It provides an outline for those teaching a new CRNP. For the CRNP it is a go to book for daily use. It also addresses some of the more difficult topics frequently encountered daily such as difficult patients and/or families and burn-out. Modern care of those with blood or malignant disorders is very much a team effort. This book is designed to help our colleagues who have chosen to be Nurse Practitioners to have a quick reference guide to many of the common clinical conundrums encountered in clinical practice. It is supposed to help not only with the technical nuts and bolts but also to help handle the emotional trauma of this field as well. It is not intended to replace the input of collaborating physicians. In fact, the test section has been designed to force communication and teaching.

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology


Author: Philip A. Pizzo,David G. Poplack
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496318765
Category: Medical
Page: 1344
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Now thoroughly updated to include new advances in the field,and with regular content updates to the eBook, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology, 7th Edition remains the gold standard text for the care and research of children with cancer. This authoritative reference is the single most comprehensive resource on the biology and genetics of childhood cancer and the diagnosis, multimodal treatment, and long-term management of young patients with cancer. Also addressed are a broad array of topics on the supportive and psychosocial aspects of care of children and families. Covering virtually every aspect of the breadth and depth of childhood cancer, this 7th Edition provides expert guidance on state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary care for children and families. Stay up to date with the most recent advances in the field with the contributions by new and returning contributors, including the perspective from patients and parents in the chapter titled “The Other Side of the Bed.” Reference your eBook version for key updates in the field during the life of the edition! Chapters included on palliative care and education. Supportive care is covered broadly and specifically – in contexts such as emergencies, infectious disease, and nutrition. The most updated and authoritative information is provided by the leading experts in the field. Gain a thorough understanding of every aspect of pediatric oncology, with comprehensive information regarding basic science, diagnostic tools, principles of treatment, and clinical trials, as well as highly detailed, definitive coverage of each pediatric malignancy. Collaborate more effectively with others on the cancer care team to enhance quality-of-life issues for patients and families. Understand the cooperative nature of pediatric oncology as a model for cancer research with information from cooperative clinical trial groups and consortia.

Oncology at a Glance


Author: Graham G. Dark
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118369718
Category: Medical
Page: 136
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This brand new title in the market-leading at a Glance series brings together fundamental information on cancer biology and treatment to provide a holistic understanding of oncology. It explores both relevant scientific content and key human issues, including communication and palliative care. Oncology at a Glance: • Provides an accessible overview of the scientific foundation of cancer medicine • Covers the common cancers as well as key information on presentation and approaches to investigation and management • Includes young adult oncology, the multidisciplinary team, clinical trials in oncology, approach to treatment and response assessment, management of nausea, and end-of-life care • Was developed with students for students, to ensure it contains exactly what students need to know Oncology at a Glance is an ideal guide for medical students and foundation-year doctors as well as any other healthcare professionals looking to consolidate their knowledge of oncology. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from Google Play or the MedHand Store.