Understanding and Managing Oncologic Emergencies: A Resource for Nurses (Second Edition)-Original PDF

Understanding and Managing Oncologic Emergencies: A Resource for Nurses (Second Edition)-Original PDF

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By Marcelle Kaplan(Author, Editor)

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The second edition of Understanding and Managing Oncologic Emergencies: A Resource for Nurses provides nurses and other healthcare providers with a comprehensive resource on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment, and management of common oncologic emergencies. Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of this crucial resource continues to provide a definitive and practical one-stop guide to understanding and managing oncologic emergencies, with the nursing perspective in mind. You will find chapters on essential oncologic emergencies including: Bleeding and thrombosis; Cardiac tamponade; Disseminated intravascular coagulation; Hypercalcemia of malignancy; Increased intracranial pressure; Infusion reactions; Malignant pleurel effusion; Sepsis and septic shock; Spinal cord compression; Superior vena cava syndrome; Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion; and Tumor lysis syndrome. Each chapter focuses on the epidemiology of the oncologic emergency, includes details on the pathophysiologic mechanisms, clinical manifestations, patient assessments, diagnostic evaluations, and therapeutic management modalities.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Oncology Nursing Society; Second edition (December 10, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1935864203
  • ISBN-13: 978-1935864202