Acute Care Oncology Nursing (2nd Revised edition)

Acute Care Oncology Nursing (2nd Revised edition)

By: Cynthia C. Chernecky (author), Kathleen Murphy-Ende (author)Paperback

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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.

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1. Ethical Perspectives 2. Ethics Case Study 3. Acute Pancreatitis 4. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 5. Anaphylaxis from Chemotherapy 6. Biliary and Pancreatic Obstruction NEW 7. Bronchiolitis Obliterans 8. Carotid Artery Rupture 9. Depression and Cognitive Dysfunction NEW 10. Diabetes Insipidus 11. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation 12. Dyspnea and Airway Obstruction NEW 13. Esophageal Varices 14. Fever 15. GI Obstruction NEW 16. Graft vs. Host Disease 17. Heart Failure NEW 18. Hemorrhage Secondary to Cervical Cancer 19. Hemorrhagic Cystitis 20. Hepatic Encephalopathy 21. Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease 22. Hypercalcemia 23. Hyperkalemia 24. Hyperleukocytosis in Childhood Leukemia 25. Hypernatremia 26. Hyperuricemia 27. Hypokalemia 28. Hypomagnesemia 29. Hyponatremia 30. Increased Intracranial Pressure 31. Lactic Acidosis - Type B 32. Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome 33. Malignant Ascites 34. Malignant Pericardial Effusion and Cardiac Tamponade 35. Malignant Pleural Effusions 36. Malnutrition/Cachexia 37. Pain Management: Somatic, Visceral, and Neuropathic 38. Pathologic Fracture 39. Pulmonary Fibrosis 40. Seizures 41. Sepsis and Septic Shock 42. Spinal Cord Compression 43. Spiritual Distress NEW 44. Suicidal Ideation 45. Superior Vena Cava Syndrome 46. Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion 47. Tumor Lysis Syndrome 48. Typhlitis in Pediatrics

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/06/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781416037347
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 624
  • ID: 9781416037347
  • weight: 839
  • ISBN10: 1416037349
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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