A Cancer Source Book for Nurses

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2004 - 580 strán (strany)
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.
 

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Introduction to Cancer
1
Overview of Cancer
11
Epidemiology of Cancer
29
Cancer Screening Early Detection
41
Culturally Competent Care
59
Complementary and Alternative
73
Treatment Approaches
81
Surgical Oncology
87
Virginia R Martin
295
Introduction to the Experience
327
22
333
Symptoms
361
Oncology Setting
395
Bender
415
Jean K Brown
423
Linda Casey
435

Chemotherapy
103
Radiation Therapy
131
10
149
Deborah Berg
187
and Adolescents
229
Sites
243
435
467
Responses
479
Cancer Care Continuum
497
Glossary
537
Index
559
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