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Essentials of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing: A Core Curriculum, 4th Edition (2014)

Essentials of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing: A Core Curriculum, 4th Edition (2014)

The Core Curriculum is designed to provide the knowledge base required to practice within the specialty of pediatric hematology/oncology nursing. This book covers a wide body of knowledge and includes updated information on the pathophysiology, etiology, treatment, side effects, and supportive care of pediatric hematology/oncology diseases.

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Editor:

Nancy E. Kline, PhD RN CPNP FAAN

 

Section Editors:

Rosalind Bryant, PhD PNP-BC

Claire Carlson, BSN RN

Mary C. Hooke, PhD RN PCNS-BC CPON®

Colleen Nixon, MSN RN CPHON®

 

The Core Curriculum is designed to provide the knowledge base required to practice within the specialty of pediatric hematology/oncology nursing. This book covers a wide body of knowledge and includes updated information on the pathophysiology, etiology, treatment, side effects, and supportive care of pediatric hematology/oncology diseases. (358 pages)

 

Table of Contents:

 

Section I. Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing Practice

History and Philosophy of Pediatric Oncology Nursing

Standards of Pediatric Oncology Nursing

Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses

 

Section II. Pediatric Cancers

Overview of Childhood Cancer

Epidemiology of Childhood Cancer

Leukemia

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Central-Nervous-System Tumors

Neuroblastoma

Osteosarcoma

Ewing’s Sarcoma of Bone and Soft Tissue and Peripheral Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors

Tumors of the Kidney

Rhabdomyosarcoma

Retinoblastoma

Rare Tumors of Childhood

Section III. Overview of Hematology

Origin of Blood Cells

Anemia

Neutropenia

Thrombocytopenia

 

Section IV. Childhood Cancer Treatment

Diagnostic and Staging Procedures

History of Chemotherapy

Clinical Trials

Chemotherapy

Guidelines for Safe Handling of Chemotherapy

Administration of Vesicants

Surgery

Radiation Therapy

Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation

Biologic Response Modifiers

Cell and Gene Therapy

Complementary and Alternative Treatments

 

Section V. Side Effects of Treatment

Bone-Marrow Suppression

Impairment of the Immune System

Central-Nervous-System Complications

Ototoxicity

Endocrine Abnormalities

Cardiac and Pulmonary Complications

Gastrointestinal Complications

Renal and Bladder Complications

Skin Changes

Musculoskeletal Complications

Nutritional Complications

Growth and Developmental Complications

Pain

Oncologic Emergencies

 

Section VI. Supportive Care

Psychological Preparation and Support for Painful Procedures

Sedation for Painful Procedures

Central Venous Access Devices

Nutritional Support

Treatment of Infections

Blood Product Support

 

Section VII. Psychosocial Issues

Development of Infants (Birth–1 Year)

Development of Toddlers (1–3 Years)

Development of Preschoolers (4–6 Years)

Development of School-Age Children (7–12 Years)

Development of Adolescents (13–18 Years)

Development of Young Adults (18–25 Years)

Family Systems

Family Resources

Cultural Care

Spirituality

School Reentry and Attendance

Professional Nurse-Patient Relationships

 

Section VIII. Patient and Family Education

Teaching by Developmental Level

Family Education

Critical Learning Periods

The Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurse as Educator

 

Section IX. Care for the Terminally Ill Child and the Family

Children and Death

Physical Care of the Terminally Ill Child

Psychosocial Care of the Terminally Ill Child

Bereavement

Professionals’ Grief, Distress, and Bereavement

Moral Distress

Ethical Dilemmas in Terminal Care

Legal Concerns in Terminal Care

 

Section X. Late Effects of Childhood Cancer

Definition and Overview

Central Nervous System

Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis

Thyroid Function

Vision and Hearing

Head and Neck

Cardiovascular System

Respiratory System

Gastrointestinal and Hepatic

Genitourinary System

Reproductive System: Testes

Reproductive System: Ovaries

Musculoskeletal System

Hematopoietic System

Immune System

Second Malignant Neoplasms

Psychosocial Effects: Personal-Emotional

Psychosocial Effects: Political-Social

Psychosocial Effects: Educational Issues

Promoting Health After Childhood Cancer

 

Section XI. Hematology

Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

Sickle-Cell Disease

Thalassemia

Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase

Hereditary Spherocytosis

Bone-Marrow-Failure Syndromes

Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome

Chronic Neutropenia

Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Evans Syndrome

Thrombosis and Thrombophilia

Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome

Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

Hemophilia

Von Willebrand Disease

 

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