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Nurse s Chemotherapy Quick Pocket Reference

Author : Debra S. Prescher-Hughes
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Nurse's Chemotherapy Quick Pocket Reference is a portable, quick reference guide to chemotherapy dosing administration and information, arranged alphabetically by cancer type. All the chemotherapy drug information your need in the palm of your hand!

Pocket Guide to Chemotherapy Protocols

Author : Edward Chu
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A quick reference for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers treating cancer patients! Pocket Guide to Chemotherapy Protocols is spiral bound and arranged alphabetically by cancer type. This handy, practical pocket guide contains combination, as well as selected single agent regimens for solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. In each case, the regimens selected are based on the published literature and are used in clinical practice in the medical oncology community. The Fourth Edition of the best-selling pocket guide is completely updated and continues the success of previous editions by offering cancer care professionals complete, authoritative information in a convenient format.

Oncology Nursing Forum

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Reproductive Health and Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults

Author : Gwendolyn P Quinn
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Reproductive medicine is a growing field with new technology emerging faster than we can assess consumer’s perceptions of –the number of cancer survivors are growing and there is a great need to attend to their quality of life-this book addresses the needs of males and females, identifies effective communication strategies and proactive measures for health care professionals and researchers to use as well as identifying gaps in the literature where more research is needed.

Memory Bank for Chemotherapy

Author : Fredrica A. Preston
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This completely updated edition reflects the rapidly changing chemothe rapeutic techniques for cancer treatment, emphasizing the growing desi rability for patient independence, with maximum comfort in the home an d hospice setting.

Oncology

Author : Lorraine Baltzer
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This is quick reference to patient care for oncology nurses for patients receiving chemotherapy. The book focuses on pharmacology, preparation, administration and disposal of specific chemotherapeutic agents. It also highlights management of chemotherapy-induced side effects.

I V Therapy

Author : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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I.V. Therapy: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide provides just the essential facts in a streamlined, bulleted quick-reference format, using illustrations, logos, charts, and other Incredibly Easy! visual features to help nurses spot key points at a glance. The book briefly reviews I.V. therapy fundamentals and the specifics of peripheral and central I.V. therapy. Subsequent chapters cover central venous therapy, I.V. medications, transfusions, chemotherapy infusions, and parenteral nutrition. Logos include Memory Joggers helpful mnemonics; Help Desk pointers from experts; Smooth Sailing troubleshooting tips for equipment; and Picture This equipment and anatomy illustrations. Test Zone evaluates the reader's mastery of the subject.

Quick Reference to Drug Therapy and Nursing Considerations

Author : Roger Thomas Malseed
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Pathophysiology An Incredibly Easy Pocket Guide

Author : Lippincott
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Pathophysiology: An Incredibly Easy! Pocket Guide, Second Edition provides time-starved nurses with just the essential pathophysiology facts in a streamlined, bulleted, and highly visual format. The book fits into a pocket for quick reference anytime, anywhere. Bullets, charts, illustrations, logos, and other Incredibly Easy! features help nurses spot key facts at a glance. Each chapter briefly reviews pathophysiologic concepts and disorders associated with that body system. Test Zone evaluates the reader's mastery of the subject. This edition has been revised and updated and includes five new disorder entries. A new Complications section has been added to every single entry.

Oncology nursing essentials

Author : Mary Pat Lynch
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Pocket Guide to Lung Cancer

Author : Marilyn Haas
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Pocket Guide to Lung Cancer highlights the epidemiology, risk factors, prevention, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of lung cancer by oncology professionals. Using a concise, accessible format, these plans of care provide a quick and easy reference for all practice settings, including inpatient, outpatient, and home care. Marilyn Haas provides resources and information on understanding lung cancer, standard treatment modalities, symptom management, evidence-based guidelines, and clinical trials. This resources can be used independently or as a clinical companion to the more comprehensive text, Haas Contemporary Issues in Lung Cancer: A Nursing Perspective.

Critical Thinking in the Medical Surgical Setting

Author : Maryl Winningham
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Pocket Oncology

Author : Alexander Drilon
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Pocket Oncology, developed and edited by oncologists at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, is a simple, yet comprehensive, review of basic principles of cancer management. Prepared in the style and format of books in the popular Pocket Notebook series, Pocket Oncology is intended as a quick reference presented in easy to read bulleted text, and using diagrams and charts where appropriate. Each oncologic disease is presented on two facing pages that review initial clinical presentation, pathophysiology, staging, current standard of care treatments, and active areas of current research. Edited by Alexander Drilon and Michael Postow, the content of the book has been written by medical oncology fellows and each disease entity has been authoritatively reviewed by an oncologist with specific expertise in each subspecialty of oncology. Features: • simple, comprehensive, review of basic principles of oncology in easy to read bulleted text, using diagrams and charts where appropriate. • its small size makes it easy to carry the pocket of a lab coat for quick reference to information while in the hospital or oncology clinic. • perfect for medical students, residents, fellows, physician assistants, and nurses who perform daily oncologic care.

Cancer Forum

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Medical and Health Care Books and Serials in Print

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Infusion Therapy in Clinical Practice

Author : Infusion Nurses Society
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This reference text comprehensively addresses every aspect of infusion therapy. The new second edition now includes discussion of intrathecal, intraosseous, and epidural procedures, as well as coverage of subcutaneous pain management, conscious sedation, and the use of catheters not being inserted intravenously. Addressing every aspect of infusion therapy, this text can be applied to any healthcare setting. INFUSION THERAPY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE also covers management, quality assurance, entrepreneurial roles, and future considerations for infusion therapy. Each chapter can stand alone, making it a great reference tool for practitioners. Author is the Intravenous Nurses Society, a highly-respected nursing organization that is the authority in the field. All four chief editors are experienced intravenous nurses, some in both research and clinical practice. Over 30 expert contributors have participated in this text, ensuring that content is current, accurate, and pertinent to todays infusion therapist. Chapter 19, Intravenous Therapy Calculations covers formulas, their uses, and sample calculations, addressing all the basics a novice practitioner needs, and providing a comprehensive refresher for the experienced practitioner. An entire unit in the book explores the unique challenges presented by infusion therapy in alternative settings, including home care. Extensive coverage of specialties like oncology, pain management, blood components, and parenteral nutrition make this text a great resource for the practicing nurse who needs detailed information on these important topics. Extensive coverage of pharmacologic and other agents provide valuable up-to-date information on the agents used in infusion therapy. Extensive coverage of infusion therapy equipment, from purchasing equipment to using it and maintaining it, provides the nurse with practical information on the equipment used in infusion therapy. This text covers all nine core areas of INS certification ( technical and clinical, fluid and electrolytes, pharmacology, infection control, transfusion therapy, oncology, pediatrics, total parenteral nutrition, and quality assurance), making it a great resource for review and study for certification. Where appropriate, the text offers tips for patient education, helping experienced nurses find new approaches, and providing new nurses with a framework of patient strategies to work from. Every chapter begins with a brief chapter outline to enable the reader to immediately assess the content and scope of the chapter. Throughout the text key information is presented in easy to read tables, boxes and bulleted lists to save readers time and to pull important information together in a single place. Nursing diagnoses and patient outcomes are included in chapters to provide quick, complete information on clinical application. Basic material is addressed first and organized to facilitate learning for a new practitioner. Advanced and supplemental chapters are located later in the text, to be addressed as the student knows and understands the more basic material. Each chapter stands alone providing a brief mini-review and refresher for busy professionals. The Case Management chapter covers care and cost management, the health care system, and the IV nurses role as part of the health care team. The Conscious Sedation chapter presents all of the basic information: what it is, how it is used, what agents are used, patient selection, and expected outcomes and more! The IV Therapy in Radiology chapter covers the broadening role of infusion therapy in radiology and the role of the IV nurse within this specialized sector. The Management of Hazardous Materials chapter offers a complete and thorough discussion of hazardous material issues pertinent to infusion therapy, including a discussion of infusion therapy agents and disposal. The Entrepreneurial Roles inIV Therapy chapter examines how nurses can become more involved as entrepreneurs, especially in infusion therapy. Step-by-Step Nursing Skills boxes focus on key skill sequences, providing step-by-step guides to various procedures. A new design makes iteasier to read and find material.

Books in Print 2004 2005

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The Cumulative Book Index

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LPN Expert Guides

Author : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Geared specifically to LPNs/LVNs, this quick-reference pocket guide provides clear explanations of difficult, challenging concepts and techniques in I.V. therapy. Topics covered include I.V. site selection, solutions, equipment, I.V. therapy initiation and maintenance, site care, peripheral I.V. therapy, complications of peripheral I.V. therapy, troubleshooting, monitoring blood component therapy, parenteral nutrition, and chemotherapy. Information is presented in a consistent, highly organized format with abundant illustrations. Recurring icons include Equipment Challenge (troubleshooting equipment problems), Red Flag (risks, complications, and contraindications), Best Practice (evidence-based guidelines), Life Stages (age-related variations), and Documentation Tips (areas that must be documented).

Putting Evidence Into Practice a Pocket Guide to Cancer Symptom Management

Author : Margaret Irwin
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From the team that has brought you the Putting Evidence Into Practice (PEP) resources since 2006 comes the first ever pocket-sized book containing everything you need to immediately improve patient care. Featuring the latest evidence on 19 symptom management topics, this book provides a quick reference guide to help clinicians identify which interventions have demonstrated effectiveness against the following symptoms and side effects: Anorexia Anxiety Caregiver strain and burden Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting Cognitive impairment Constipation Depression Diarrhea (chemotherapy- and radiation-induced) Dyspnea Fatigue Hot flashes Lymphedema Mucositis Pain (acute, breakthrough, chronic, and refractory/intractable) Peripheral neuropathy Prevention of infection (general and transplant) Radiodermatitis Skin reactions Sleep-wake disturbances This is an essential tool for ensuring quality care of patients with cancer and was designed for easy carrying and referencing during direct patient care.Each chapter outlines the nature, incidence, and impact of the symptom for patients with cancer; factors that create the highest risk; key aspects of assessment and identification of some assessment tools; intervention evidence; and suggestions for application in practice. Get the most current evidence-based information on common cancer symptoms and treatment side effects in this new, easy-to-carry guide.