A practical guide on nutrition for healthcare professionals involved in the day-to-day management of patients in all phases of cancer care. Provides site-specific information regarding the disease, common treatment modalities and nutritional implications. Also includes nutrition assessment guidelines and care plan guides.
Chapters: Breast Cancer -- Colorectal Cancer -- Esophageal and Gastric Cancers -- Genitourinary Cancers -- Gynecologic Cancers -- Head and Neck Cancers -- Hepatobiliary Cancer -- Lung Cancer -- Pancreatic Cancer -- Prostrate Cancer -- Adult Leukemia -- Lymphoma -- Multiple Myeloma, Melanoma and Sarcoma -- Pediatric Cancers -- Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation -- Complementary and Alternative Medicine -- Immunonutrition -- Palliative Care and Hospice.
Appendices: Scored Patient Generated Subjective Global Assessment (PG-SGA) -- Body Mass Index (also known as Quetelet's Index) -- Nutrition Impact Symptoms and Interventions -- Nutrition Sequelae of Radiation Therapy and Suggested Nutritional Interventions -- Components of a Comprehensive Nutritional Assessment -- Harris Benedict Equation Used for Estimating Energy Expenditure -- Protein Requirements for Adults -- Hamwi Method for Determining Desirable Body Weight in Adults -- Guidelines for Assessing Calorie, Protein and Fluid Needs -- Nutritional Risk Index -- Food Safety Guidelines for Patients with Low Immune Function or who are Neutropenic.
Text provides a step-by-step guide to implementing a successful risk management program. Includes case studies, and the impact of HIPAA and the patient's bill of rights. For governing boards and administrators.
Annual quick-reference presents drug therapy in terms of the oncology nursing process. Includes nursing diagnosis; etiologies of toxicities; key points for assessment intervention, and evaluation; information on education; and more. For nurses.
Sections: Cancer Treatment -- Symptom Management -- Complications.
Appendices: Controlling Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Drugs -- Common Toxicity Criteria for Adverse Events v. 3.0 (CTCAE) -- Cancer Chemotherapeutic Regimens (Adult).
Provides healthcare professionals with questionnaires, instruments, and clinical concepts for assessing geriatric patients. Includes material on depression assessment, adherence to medical treatment, substance abuse, recognizing elder abuse and prevention of functional decline.
Includes diagnosis, blood glucose regulation, nutrition, exercise, treating hypoglycemia, blood pressure, blood lipid levels, straightforward instructions for insulin use, and other key elements.
Sections: Diagnosis and Classification / Pathogenesis -- Diabetes Standards and Education -- Tools of Therapy -- Special Situations -- Psychosocial Factors Affecting Adherence, Quality of Life and Well Being: Helping Patients Cope -- Complications --Emerging Therapies.
A symptom-oriented approach to the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric diseases. Features coverage of all the salient features of psychiatric diseases as well as new emphasis on evidence-based algorithms, psychopharmacologic advances, and the pediatric patient.
Parts: Diagnostic Strategies -- Therapeutic Strategies -- Approaches to Patients with Specific Conditions -- Therapeutic Complications and Considerations -- Quality of Life Enhancing Strategies -- Physician Assistance Strategies.