Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook 2011

81,30 € 78,17 €
Gail M. Wilkes, Margaret Barton-Burke
Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Fecha Publicacion
1 feb. 2011
Overview Written expressly for nurses caring for patients with cancer, the 2011 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook uniquely expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation. Updated annually, this essential reference provides valuable information on effective symptom management, patient education, and chemotherapy administration. Completely revised and updated, the 2011 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook includes: ¡New drug entries and revisions ¡Specific drugs described in terms of their mechanism of action, metabolism, drug interactions, laboratory effects/interference, and special considerations ¡The most important and common drug side effects ¡Greater discussion of fundamentals of malignant transformation, new molecular targets, and drugs in the pipeline Table of Contents Section I Cancer Treatment Chapter 1 Introduction to Chemotherapy Drugs Chapter 2 Biologic Response Modifier Therapy Chapter 3 Antineoplastic Treatment Agonists: Radiosensitizers, Chemosensitizers, and Chemical Adjuncts Chapter 4 Cytoprotective Agents Chapter 5 Molecularly Targeted Therapies Section II Symptom Management Chapter 6 Pain Chapter 7 Nausea and Vomiting Chapter 8 Anorexia and Cachexia Chapter 9 Anxiety and Depression Section III Complications Chapter 10 Hypercalcemia Chapter 11 Infection Chapter 12 Constipation Chapter 13 Diarrhea Appendix A Controlling Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Drugs Appendix B Common Toxicity Criteria for Adverse Events v. 3.0 (CTCAE) Author Gail M Wilkes, RN, MS, ANP-BC, AOCN Medical Surgical/Oncology Clinical Instructor Boston Medical Center
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