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Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents with Cancer and Blood Disorders (2011)

Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents with Cancer and Blood Disorders (2011)

The definitive work on supportive care of children, adolescent, and young adults with cancer and blood disorders has now been completely updated and expanded.

 

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Editors

Christina Baggott
Dianne Fochtman
Genevieve V. Foley
Katherine Patterson Kelly

Nursing Care of Children and Adolescents with Cancer and Blood Disorders, 4th edition, provides a comprehensive assessment of pediatric cancer and hematology diseases and their treatments for the nursing population. Case studies are included in each disease-related chapter, and the focus throughout is on personalized care of the child. The book includes Internet resources, a research table listing nursing studies, pharmacology tables, and chapters on
• surgery
• oncologic emergencies
• complementary and alternative treatments
• home care
• palliative care
• research
• ethical issues.


Strengthening the Commitment of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses to Family-Centered Care

• New concentration on parent and child partnerships in care
• Emphasis on genetics and other biological and scientific initiatives that are leading to cutting-edge treatments
• Refocus on outcomes in both treatment and survivorship


New content highlights include
• comprehensive hematology care
• treatment options for both common and rare hematologic conditions
• emerging information on the adolescent and young adult population issues from mortality and    morbidity studies
• updates on biological processes and therapies.

Contents

Part I   Foundations
1          History, Issues, and Trends
2          The Biological Basis of Cancer
3          Family-Centered Psychosocial Care
4          Continuity of Care
5          Research
6          Ethical Issues

Part II  Treatment
7          Nursing Implications of Diagnostic Evaluation and Staging Procedures
8          Pediatric Surgical Oncology
9          Radiation Therapy
10        Chemotherapy
11        Biotherapy
12        Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

Part III Supportive Care
13        Palliative Care
14        Managing Disease- and Treatment-Related Complications in Pediatric Oncology
15        Management of Blood-Component Deficiencies
16        Complementary and Alternative Medicine
17        Prevention and Treatment of Infections
18        Pain Causes and Treatment
19        Oncologic Emergencies
20        Care of the Survivor of Childhood Cancer

Part IV Diseases
21        Management of Red Blood Cell Disorders
22        Bleeding Disorders and Thromboses
23        White Blood Cell Disorders and Acquired and Inherited Disorders of Bone Marrow Failure
24        Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
25        Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
26        Myeloid Diseases
27        Central Nervous System Tumors
28        Hodgkin Disease
29        Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
30        Neuroblastoma
31        Rhabdomyosarcoma
32        Renal Tumors
33        Bone Tumors
34        Retinoblastoma
35        Rare Cancers in Children and Adolescents

 

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