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Chemotherapy And Biotherapy Guidelines And Recommendations For Practice

Author : Martha Polovich
ISBN : 1935864335
Genre : Medical
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Order your copy of the fourth edition of the best-selling resource used by more than 101,000 healthcare professionals since 2009 and keep up-to-date on the latest chemotherapy, biotherapy, and targeted agents. This new edition of the Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice has been revised and updated to reflect the current procedures and practices in your specialty. You'll find that this latest edition incorporates a number of significant changes. To help you find the content and information that you need quickly and easily, the text has been reorganized and is now divided into 11 chapters ranging from an overview of cancer and cancer treatment and principles of antineoplastic therapy to post-treatment care and competencies in chemotherapy administration. Patient education information has also been expanded in the new edition to emphasize importance of education in patient care. And, finally, look for new information on chemotherapy sequencing and updates on the nursing management of treatment side effects.As with previous editions, the guidelines strives to bring you the latest details on approved drugs, standards of practice, and available evidence. Make sure to update your library with this latest edition of one of the most trusted and widely used resources for practicing oncology nurses.

Chemotherapy And Biotherapy

Author : Karen A. Brown
ISBN : 1890504262
Genre : Medical
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This popular publication is more extensive and user-friendly than ever. The latest information on chemotherapy and biotherapy for both adult and pediatric patients is presented in an easy-to-follow outline with color-coding for pediatric and biotherapy content. Oncology nurses will learn about symptom management, safe handling, informed consent, and clinical trials.

Plumer S Principles And Practice Of Intravenous Therapy

Author : Ada Lawrence Plumer
ISBN : 0781759447
Genre : Medical
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Disc contains drug monographs on more than 100 intravenous agents in a printable format for patient teaching and 11 appendices with information on continuing education, governmental regulations, and other subjects relevant to infusion therapy.

Plumer S Principles And Practice Of Infusion Therapy

Author : Sharon M. Weinstein
ISBN : 9781451188851
Genre : Medical
File Size : 76. 38 MB
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The Ninth Edition of Plumer's Principles and Practice of Infusion Therapy provides clear, concise coverage of basic and advanced infusion procedures. Rely on this new edition for the most current coverage of intravenous therapy function, procedures, standards, and equipment, along with practical new features and emphasis on safety considerations, as well as evidence-based practice. The book begins with an overview of IV therapy, including how to minimize risk and enhance performance, and then addresses assessment and monitoring;clinical decision making; patient specific therapies, and infusion therapy for children, the elderly, and across the continuum of care.

Oncology Nursing In The Ambulatory Setting

Author : Patricia Corcoran Buchsel
ISBN : 0763714747
Genre : Medical
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This book provides the very lastest in position statements, and new, forward-thinking in administrative strategies. Addresses fiscal management of outpatient cancer centers, including financial systems models, use of CPT codes, cost effectivness and clinical applications of evidence-based practice guidelines.

Fast Facts For Nurses About Home Infusion Therapy

Author : Lisa A. Gorski, MS, RN, HHCNS-BC, CRNI, FAAN
ISBN : 9780826160065
Genre : Medical
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Features concise information "at a glance" along with more in-depth considerations Providing key information at a glance, this timely resource for the home care nurse, offers clear, current practice guidelines for safely delivering IV therapy within the home. Written by one of the foremost experts in the field, the guide delivers not only evidence-based information in an easy-to-access, bulleted format, but also includes more extensive descriptions, discussions, and rationale for in-depth consultation. It maintains a cogent focus on infection and complication prevention throughout, and presents directives for achieving positive patient outcomes. It also focuses on patient education—an essential component of safe home infusion therapy--and includes case studies and Q & A sections to reinforce content. The guide addresses the foundations of home infusion therapy, including infusion access devices and infusion delivery methods. Effective and safe management of dehydration, antimicrobial infusions, and parenteral nutrition are addressed along with chemotherapy, pain management, cardiac-related infusion therapy, immunoglobulin infusion, and other home infusion therapies. Home care nurses who provide direct care, home care managers and educators, and nurses who provide home care discharge planning will find this Fast Facts guide to be an invaluable learning tool. Key Features: Focuses on patient selection, education, and monitoring Delivers evidence-based recommendations Presents quick access bullet points along with more in-depth information Discusses pediatric and geriatric implications Includes case studies and critical thinking questions

Oncology Nursing Secrets

Author : Rose A. Gates
ISBN : 0323044573
Genre : Medical
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Using a question-and-answer format, this book provides practical pearls of wisdom and tricks of the trade to enhance your oncology nursing skills and aid in effective decision-making when caring for your patients. Written by experts in the field, this reference provides insightful answers, bulleted lists, and tables so you get the best information in an easy-to-read format. Keep it on hand every day in the clinical setting, use it to review for certification, or add it to your professional library at home! The 75 Top Secrets, listed in the front of the book, highlight the key points you should know about oncology nursing. Key Points boxes in each chapter outline important points to remember. Internet Resources boxes direct you to more information on a variety of topics via the web. Versatile question-and-answer format, written by experts in the field, makes this book great for both the experienced and new nurse. A chapter on sleep-wake disturbances enables you to help patients get the rest they need. Expanded content in chapters on carcinogenesis and genetics, biologic and targeted therapy, leukemia and myeloidyplastic syndrome, and disseminated intravascular coagulation provides a deeper look into these important aspects of oncology nursing.

Mosby S Oncology Nursing Advisor

Author : Susan Newton
ISBN : 9780323449113
Genre : Medical
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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.

Cancer Chemotherapy And Biotherapy

Author : Bruce A. Chabner
ISBN : 9781451148206
Genre : Medical
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Updated to include the newest drugs and those currently in development, this Fifth Edition is a comprehensive reference on the preclinical and clinical pharmacology of anticancer agents. Organized by drug class, the book provides the latest information on all drugs and biological agents—their mechanisms of action, interactions with other agents, toxicities, side effects, and mechanisms of resistance. The authors explain the rationale for use of drugs in specific schedules and combinations and offer guidelines for dose adjustment in particular situations. This edition's introduction includes timely information on general strategies for drug usage, the science of drug discovery and development, economic and regulatory aspects of cancer drug development, and principles of pharmacokinetics. Eight new chapters have been added and more than twenty have been significantly revised. A companion website includes the fully searchable text and an image bank.

Avoiding Common Nursing Errors

Author : Betsy H. Allbee
ISBN : 9781451153248
Genre : Medical
File Size : 58. 37 MB
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This handbook succinctly describes over 500 common errors made by nurses and offers practical, easy-to-remember tips for avoiding these errors. Coverage includes the entire scope of nursing practice—administration, medications, process of care, behavioral and psychiatric, cardiology, critical care, endocrine, gastroenterology and nutrition, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, nephrology, neurology, pulmonary, preoperative, operative, and postoperative care, emergency nursing, obstetrics and gynecology, and pediatric nursing. The book can easily be read immediately before the start of a rotation or used for quick reference. Each error is described in a quick-reading one-page entry that includes a brief clinical scenario and tips on how to avoid or resolve the problem. Illustrations are included where appropriate.

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