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Title A Clinical guide to cancer nursing : a companion to Cancer nursing, fourth edition / edited by Susan L. Groenwald [and others].
Imprint Boston, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, 1998.

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Series Jones and Bartlett series in oncology
Jones and Bartlett series in oncology.
Subject Cancer -- Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Neoplasms -- nursing -- handbooks.
Oncologic Nursing -- methods -- handbooks.
Alt Name Groenwald, Susan L.
Alternate Title Cancer nursing.
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 700 pages).
Note Companion vol. to: Cancer nursing / edited by Susan L. Groenwald [and others]. 4th ed. c1997.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents pt. I. The Cancer Problem. 1. Cancer Epidemiology. 2. Carcinogenesis. 3. Differences Between Normal and Cancer Cells. 4. Invasion and Metastasis -- pt. II. Diagnosis and Treatment. 5. Diagnostic Evaluation. 6. Principles of Treatment. 7. Surgical Therapy. 8. Radiotherapy. 9. Chemotherapy. 10. Biotherapy. 11. Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation. 12. Autologous Bone Marrow and Blood Cell Transplantation -- pt. III. Symptom Management. 13. Bleeding Disorders. 14. Cardiac Tamponade. 15. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation. 16. Fatigue. 17. Hypercalcemia. 18. Infection. 19. Integumentary Alterations. 20. Malignant Cerebral Edema. 21. Malignant Pericardial Effusion. 22. Malignant Peritoneal Effusion. 23. Malignant Pleural Effusion. 24. Mucous Membrane Alterations. 25. Nutritional Disturbances. 26. Pain. 27. Septic Shock. 28. Spinal Cord Compression. 29. Superior Vena Cava Syndrome. 30. Syndrome of Inappropriate Diuresis. 31. Tumor Lysis Syndrome -- pt. IV. The Care of Individuals with Cancer. 32. AIDS-Related Malignancies. 33. Bladder Cancer. 34. Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas. 35. Breast Cancer. 36. Cancer of the Kidney. 37. Central Nervous System Cancers. 38. Cervical Cancer. 39. Colon, Rectal, and Anal Cancers. 40. Endocrine Cancers. 41. Endometrial Cancer. 42. Esophageal Tumors. 43. Head and Neck Malignancies. 44. Hodgkin's Disease. 45. Leukemia. 46. Liver Cancer. 47. Lung Cancer. 48. Multiple Myeloma. 49. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. 50. Ovarian Cancer. 51. Pancreatic Cancer. 52. Prostate Cancer. 53. Skin Cancer. 54. Stomach Tumors. 55. Testicular Cancer. 56. Vaginal Cancer. 57. Vulvar Cancer -- pt. V. Issues in Cancer Survivorship. 58. Psychosocial Responses to Cancer. 59. Physical, Economic, Psychosocial Adaptation of the Cancer Survivor. 60. Spiritual & Ethical End of Life Concerns -- pt. VI. Delivery Systems for Cancer Care. 61. Ambulatory Care. 62. Home Care. 63. Hospice Care -- pt. VII. Professional Issues for the Cancer Nurse. 64. Ethical Issues in Cancer Nursing Practice. 65. Alternative Methods of Cancer Therapy. 66. Cultural Diversity Among Individuals With Cancer.
ISBN 0585217424 (electronic bk.)
9780585217420 (electronic bk.)
0763705403 (pbk.)
OCLC # 44955899
Additional Format Print version: Clinical guide to cancer nursing. Boston, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, 1998 0763705403 (DLC) 97046106 (OCoLC)37947642
Table of Contents
Pt. IThe Cancer Problem 
 1Cancer Epidemiology3
 3Differences Between Normal and Cancer Cells14
 4Invasion and Metastasis20
Pt. IIDiagnosis and Treatment 
 5Diagnostic Evaluation29
 6Principles of Treatment34
 7Surgical Therapy44
 11Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation143
 12Autologous Bone Marrow and Blood Cell Transplantation152
Pt. IIISymptom Management 
 13Bleeding Disorders161
 14Cardiac Tamponade173
 15Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation179
 19Integumentary Alterations203
 20Malignant Cerebral Edema221
 21Malignant Pericardial Effusion226
 22Malignant Peritoneal Effusion231
 23Malignant Pleural Effusion236
 24Mucous Membrane Alterations241
 25Nutritional Disturbances254
 27Septic Shock284
 28Spinal Cord Compression288
 29Superior Vena Cava Syndrome295
 30Syndrome of Inappropriate Diuresis300
 31Tumor Lysis Syndrome307
Pt. IVThe Care of Individuals with Cancer 
 32AIDS-Related Malignancies315
 33Bladder Cancer323
 34Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas328
 35Breast Cancer343
 36Cancer of the Kidney369
 37Central Nervous System Cancers372
 38Cervical Cancer385
 39Colon, Rectal, and Anal Cancers397
 40Endocrine Cancers407
 41Endometrial Cancer422
 42Esophageal Tumors430
 43Head and Neck Malignancies439
 44Hodgkin's Disease456
 46Liver Cancer474
 47Lung Cancer483
 48Multiple Myeloma489
 49Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma498
 50Ovarian Cancer503
 51Pancreatic Cancer512
 52Prostate Cancer520
 53Skin Cancer526
 54Stomach Tumors536
 55Testicular Cancer544
 56Vaginal Cancer549
 57Vulvar Cancer554
Pt. VIssues in Cancer Survivorship 
 58Psychosocial Responses to Cancer563
 59Physical, Economic, Psychosocial Adaptation of the Cancer Survivor579
 60Spiritual & Ethical End of Life Concerns587
Pt. VIDelivery Systems for Cancer Care 
 61Ambulatory Care599
 62Home Care604
 63Hospice Care614
Pt. VIIProfessional Issues for the Cancer Nurse 
 64Ethical Issues in Cancer Nursing Practice623
 65Alternative Methods of Cancer Therapy628
 66Cultural Diversity Among Individuals With Cancer634

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