Chronic Disorders

Using the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, this pocket-sized guide provides time-starved nurses with critical information on managing approximately 100 of the most challenging chronic disorders.

Author: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781786886

Category: Medical

Page: 388

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Using the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, this pocket-sized guide provides time-starved nurses with critical information on managing approximately 100 of the most challenging chronic disorders. The book delivers information quickly in a streamlined, bulleted format, with numerous illustrations, recurring logos, and memory joggers. Chapters are organized alphabetically by disorder name. Coverage of each disorder includes causes, pathophysiology, diagnosis, complications, treatment options, and special considerations. Logos include I See, I See, illustrating pathology through graphics and flowcharts; This Is Intense, focusing on acute episodes; and Head of the Class, offering essential patient teaching information. Test Zone self-assessment questions appear at the back of the book.
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Pocket Guide to Prostate Cancer

The more dysplastic the cells , the greater the risk of cancer . High - grade PIN is often associated with cancer on biopsy specimens . The presence of high - grade PIN Aids in the prediction of a prostate cancer diagnosis Repeat ...

Author: Jeanne Held-Warmkessel

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763740462

Category: Medical

Page: 252

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Designed for clinical nurses caring for prostate cancer patients at the bedside, in the hospital, outpatient clinic, or home, this easy-to-use reference provides nurses with practical material that is useful in the day-to-day care of patients with prostate cancer.
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Pocket Guide to Colorectal Cancer

See National Comprehensive Cancer Network ( NCCN ) guidelines Neoplastic polyps , 16 , 94 Neurologic examination , 107 Neutropenia characteristics of , 279 as chemotherapy side effects , 194 management considerations for ...

Author: Deborah T. Berg

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763701726

Category: Medical

Page: 392

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This easy-to-use reference provides nurses with practical material that is useful in the day-to-day care of patients with colorectal cancer. Divided into five sections, the text covers: the basics of colorectal cancer; disease assessment; therapeutic approaches and nursing care; treatment of recurrent and metastatic colorectal cancer; and care of the individual with colorectal cancer. Quality of life, advanced symptom management, and survivorship are also explored and offer insight into the colorectal cancer experience.
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Pocket Guide to Breast Cancer

American Cancer Society's Consumer Guide to Cancer Drugs , Wilkes / Ades American Cancer Society's Patient Education ... Ezzone Cancer and HIV Clinical Nutrition Pocket Guide , Second Edition , Wilkes Cancer Chemotherapy : A Nursing ...

Author: Karen Hassey Dow

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763729957

Category: Medical

Page: 358

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Pocket Guide to Breast Cancer is an easy-to-use, day-to-day reference for nurses caring for patients with breast cancer and their families. The Pocket Guide is divided into four parts: Epidemiology of Breast Cancer, Treatment of Primary Breast Cancer, Treatment of Recurrent Breast Cancer, and Quality-of-Life Issues. Each chapter has been expanded and updated to provide the reader with current information, and the Third Edition features two new chapters on Endocrine Therapy and End-of-Life Issues. Like the previous editions, this handy pocket guide includes information on screening and early detection, assessment, treatment, surgical techniques, and cancer-related fatigue and sleep disturbance.
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Pocket Guide to Lung Cancer

2004 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook , Wilkes / Barton - Burke A Step - by - Step Guide to Clinical Trials , Mulay American Cancer Society Patient Education Guide to Oncology Drugs , Second Edition , Wilkes / Ades / Krakoff American ...

Author: Marilyn Haas

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763724211

Category: Medical

Page: 212

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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.
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Pocket Guide to Managing Cancer Fatigue

Jones and Bartlett Series in Oncology 2004 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook , Wilkes / Barton - Burke A Step - by - Step Guide to Clinical Trials , Mulay American Cancer Society Consumer's Guide to Cancer Drugs , Second Edition , Wilkes ...

Author: Anna L. Schwartz

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763733598

Category: Medical

Page: 242

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Written for oncology nurses and useful in the management of fatigue associated with cancer and its treatments, this handy pocket guide contains an overview of the basic theory regarding its incidence, etiology, including physiological and psychological mechanisms, and provides content on its assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation. The role of exercise is discussed, as well as treatment with medications including Procrit(R) and Aranesp(R).
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Cancer and HIV Clinical Nutrition Pocket Guide

... Gail M. Cancer and HIV clinical nutrition pocket guide / Gail M. Wilkes . -2nd ed . p . cm . Includes bibliographical references and index . ISBN 0-7637-0681-7 1. Cancer - Nutritional aspects . 2. Cancer - Diet therapy . 3.

Author: Gail M. Wilkes

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763706817

Category: Medical

Page: 274

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Assists clinicians in providing care to individuals experiencing nutritional alterations related to cancer or HIV infection. Overviews basic nutritional concepts and nutritional alterations in cancer and HIV infection, addresses pathophysiology and malnutrition in cancer and HIV, and gives strategie
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Pocket Guide to Breast Cancer Drugs

The HER2 / neu Gene and Protein in Breast Cancer 2003 : Biomarker and Target of Therapy . ... American Cancer Society Guidelines for Breast Cancer Screening : Update 2003. ... Pocket Guide to Breast Cancer Drugs Gail M. Wilkes The.

Author: Gail M. Wilkes

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763745499

Category: Medical

Page: 194

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The Pocket Guide to Breast Cancer Drugs provides ready access to the essentials of breast cancer management, including information on prevention and screening, staging, and treatment regimens. Pertinent Information for 26 cancer drugs in comprehensively covered, from dosage and preparation to administration and interventions for potential side effects. The inclusion of patient education points for each drug simplifies your patient teaching. A must-have companion resource for oncology nurses.
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Pocket Guide to Gene Level Diagnostics in Clinical Practice

tumors, while none of the purely mucinous carcinomas showed any evidence of amplification. • Protooncogene, particularly c-myc, amplification apparently may be used as a marker of aggressiveness of epithelial tumors of the ovary.

Author: Victor A. Bernstam

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781498710619

Category: Medical

Page: 560

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Pocket Guide to Gene Level Diagnostics in Clinical Practice is an abbreviated, pocket-size, quick-reference guide that provides a point-by-point synopsis of the vast wealth of information contained in CRC Handbook of Gene Level Diagnostics in Clinical Practice. All sections and subsections in the Pocket Guide are cross-referenced to corresponding pages in the Handbook. The book works well on its own as a quick reference, but also can be used in conjunction with the larger Handbook for detailed coverage and references to specific information. Pocket Guide to Gene Level Diagnostics in Clinical Practice also includes extensive supplements featuring material not included in the Handbook. These are intended to provide an up-dated, practical source of information useful to anyone involved in molecular diagnostic research and/or service. Supplements are cross-referenced to the main text of the Pocket Guide, that complement and enhance the material covered. Pocket Guide to Gene Level Diagnostics in Clinical Practice will be a handy reference for professionals and students in pathology, biotechnology, biology, and medicine.
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Mosby s Pocket Guide to Infusion Therapy

tumor growth , doubling time is more rapid than in later stages . This pattern of growth is called the Gompertzian growth curve ( Fig . 8-2 ) . CLINICAL ALERT : Chemotherapy is used as an effective treatment modality in the treatment ...

Author: Shirley E. Otto, MSN, CRNI, AOCN

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032303196X

Category: Medical

Page: 566

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Based on recognized standards of practice, Mosby's Pocket Guide to Infusion Therapy offers RN and LPN nursing students and practitioners a practical, concise resource for learning or reviewing current approaches to infusion therapy as well as a dependable IV pocket reference. Divided into consistent key sections, such as Troubleshooting Tips, Guidelines for Specific Procedures, Pain Management, and Helpful Hints, nurses can rely on this powerful pocket reference daily for their infusion therapy needs. And with the latest information on products, guidelines, and screening procedures, nurses can be sure they are staying current with the latest innovations and trends in the field. Presents the principles of infusion therapy in a thorough yet concise manner to facilitate learning and review as well as the easy retrieval of important IV information Highlights Clinical Alerts, Trouble Shooting Tips, and Potential Complications with consistent icons to point out specific clinical practice tips, to save time, and to help prevent common errors Illustrates the use of all drug calculation formulas to clearly explain the calculation process and help prevent drug administration errors Provides patient/family teaching guidelines to assist the nurse in providing appropriate infusion therapy education to their patients Provides multiple-choice study questions at the end of relevant chapters to help the reader evaluate his or her understanding of content and to prepare for the Intravenous Nurses Society Certification exam. Includes a Clinical Competency section at the end of relevant chapters to provide health care institutions and clinical educators with a tool that facilitates meeting JCAHO accreditation requirements. Identifies pediatric drug calculations with a special icon to easily distinguish between adult and pediatric calculations New and updated information on needleless IV therapy products, products that meet JCAHO/CDC safety recommendations, CDC/ANA safe practice guidelines, latex allergy, and blood products New content on CDC recommendations for screening West Nile Virus and SARS New content on Central Venous Catheters for child, adolescent, and geriatric patients New product information and illustrations familiarize readers with the latest innovations Expanded content on serum electrolytes keep readers up-to-date Updated discussion of chemotherapy drugs
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