The Royal Marsden is the world’s first hospital dedicated to cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and education – a centre of excellence with an international reputation for ground-breaking research and pioneering the very latest in cancer treatments and technologies, as well as specialising in cancer diagnosis and education. This companion volume to the internationally successful The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures is designed to support practitioners who work specifically with oncology patients by providing detailed evidence-based procedures and rationale, and problem-solving guidance on all aspects of oncology nursing. The Royal Marsden Manual of Cancer Nursing Procedures: Is organized and structured to represent the needs of the patient along their care pathway Provides the latest evidence underpinning all procedures Includes information on haematological procedures; pain assessment and management; wound care; oncological emergencies; and end-of-life care Gives detailed guidelines on supporting patients living with cancer with practical information on such things as benefits, exercise and nutrition. The Royal Marsden Manual of Cancer Nursing Procedures is an invaluable, definitive resource for all those involved in the provision of cancer care and support to patients and their families.
Haematology Nursing is a comprehensive handbook, with anursing focus, on the care and management of patients withhaematological disorders. Divided into four sections, the firstprovides an introduction to haematology, looking at haemopoiesis,immunology and genetics. Section Two covers non-malignanthaematology, including anaemia, haemoglobinopathies andhaemochromatosis. Section Three explores the pathophysiology, careand management of myeloproliferative and lymphoproliferativedisorders, including leukaemia, myeloma, and lymphoma. Thefinal section provides information on various nursing careinterventions, including blood transfusion, venous access devices,and palliative care. Aimed principally at nurses working in a variety of settingsincluding haematology/oncology wards, medical/haematology wards,specialist bone marrow transplant centres, and community settings,Haematology Nursing is an essential and much-neededreference guide.
Palliative Nursing is an evidence-based practical guide fornurses working in areas of practice where general palliative careis provided. This may be in hospitals, nursing homes, dementiaunits, the community and any other clinical areas which are notclassified as specialist palliative care. This book first explores the history and ethos of palliativecare, and then looks at palliative nursing across various caresettings. It then looks at palliative nursing care for peoplewith specific illnesses, including heart failure, dementia, chronicobstructive pulmonary disease, cancer, and neurological conditions.Palliative care for children and young people is discussed, andthen the book finally looks at education and research in palliativenursing. Palliative Nursing will be essential readingfor all nurses working with palliative care patients in a nonspecialist role, i.e. in hospitals, primary care and nursing homes,as well as nursing students. SPECIAL FEATURES Explores the palliative nursing issues related to specificdiseases groups Written in the context of the new national tools, i.e. the endof life initiative, preferred place of care, Liverpool care pathwayand Gold standards framework. Each chapter includes practice points and cases to allow thepractitioner to undertake guided reflection to improvepractice Written by nurses for nurses Provides guidance for nurses working in all four countries ofthe UK
This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license. This textbook, endorsed by the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT), provides adult and paediatric nurses with a full and informative guide covering all aspects of transplant nursing, from basic principles to advanced concepts. It takes the reader on a journey through the history of transplant nursing, including essential and progressive elements to help nurses improve their knowledge and benefit the patient experience, as well as a comprehensive introduction to research and auditing methods. This new volume specifically intended for nurses, complements the ESH-EBMT reference title, a popular educational resource originally developed in 2003 for physicians to accompany an annual training course also serving as an educational tool in its own right. This title is designed to develop the knowledge of nurses in transplantation. It is the first book of its kind specifically targeted at nurses in this specialist field and acknowledges the valuable contribution that nursing makes in this area. This volume presents information that is essential for the education of nurses new to transplantation, while also offering a valuable resource for more experienced nurses who wish to update their knowledge.
Are you unsure about your cancer and palliative care placement? Do you need guidance on what to prepare to get the most out of your practice learning? Will you have the range of clinical skills to care for people with cancer? What learning opportunities will there be to meet your competencies? How can you maximise your learning during this placement? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will advise you on what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities and meet your competencies. Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a cancer and palliative care placement Provides the principles of care, treatment and management of someone with a cancer diagnosis, linking university-learned theory to clinical practice Gives helpful evidence-based practice examples and resources to support placement learning Identifies clinical skills that underpin care of an individual with cancer Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a cancer and palliative care placement Explains how to develop your clinical portfolio by completing specific exercises and activities Maps all activities and exercises to the NMC competencies Advises on approaches to a range of situations that may arise as a student nurse Adopts a case-study approach to consolidating learning and to explore the patient pathway from pre-diagnosis, through a range of treatment options to living beyond cancer or end-of-life care. Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements How to prepare for your placement What you can expect to learn during a placement Clear links to, and examples of, achieving NMC competencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for your portfolio Case studies that link theory with practice How to consolidate your experience and learn from the placement Tips, activities, further reading suggestions and useful websites.
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. An understanding of medicines and their effects on patients remains a crucial area of nursing knowledge. This book provides a thorough foundation upon which nurses can build their clinical experience to achieve competence. It not only provides information on the actions of drugs on the body but also gives clear guidance on the practical aspects of medicines management in both hospital and community. Organisation of the text broadly follows the British National Formulary for ease of use. Management of medicines linked to their therapeutic use Medicine administration linked with relevant care of patients where possible Basic principles of clinical pharmacology underpin the therapeutic chapters A chapter on the role of patients and carers is included All content revised in the light of changes in drug therapy, clinical practice and medicines management including nurse prescribing Key objectives for each chapter Self-assessment exercises with answers More detail relating to palliative care; nurse prescribing A new section on Intensive Therapy Totally redesigned in two colours with improved design and page layout, and better illustrations
This issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics edited by Drs. John Perkins and and Jonathan Davis focuses on emergencies related to Hematology/Oncology and covers topics such as: Oncologic Mechanical Emergencies, Neutropenic Fever, Oncologic Metabolic Emergencies, Acute Leukemias, Pediatric Oncologic Emergencies, Chemotherapeutic Medications and their Emergent Complications, Anemia, Thrombotic Microangiopathies (TTP, HUS, HELLP), Congenital Bleeding Disorders, Acquired Bleeding Disorders and Antithrombotic agents, Sickle Cell Disease, and more!
Hematology and Oncology – as only Harrison’s can cover it Featuring a superb compilation of chapters on hematology and oncology that appear in Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Eighteenth Edition, this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find content from renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation. Features Organized into twelve sections: The Cellular Basis of Hematopoiesis; Cardinal Manifestations of Hematologic Diseases; Anemias, Myeloproliferative Disorders; Hematologic Malignancies; Disorders of Hemostasis; Biology of Cancer; Principles of Cancer Prevention and Treatment; Neoplastic Disorders; Endocrine Neoplasia; Remote Effects of Cancer; and Oncologic Emergencies and Late Effects Complications Each chapter contents relevant information on the genetics, cell biology, pathophysiology, and treatment of specific disease entities Chapters on hematopoiesis, cancer cell biology, and cancer prevention reflect the rapidly growing body of knowledge in these areas Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management 153 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 18e Content updates and new developments since the publication of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e 55 chapters written by physicians who are recognized experts in the field of hematology and oncology Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance
Whether you are a new or an experienced emergency nurse, you'll find that the Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is an essential tool for your practice. Authored by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), this highly-respected resource will help you build and verify your knowledge, develop practice standards, improve quality of care, and educate nursing staff as well as patients and families. The Emergency Nursing Core Curriculum, 6th Edition is also the ideal resource to help you prepare for the Certification for Emergency Nurses (CEN) exam. Authored by ENA, you can rely on this text to be the most authoritative and up-to-date resource available. The text's outline format and alphabetical listing of the Clinical Emergencies chapters mean you can find the information you need - fast! The most recent CEN examination content is included to ensure that you're prepared and confident. Nine new chapters incorporate the latest information about: Triage Complementary and Alternative Therapies Cultural Dimensions and Emergency Nursing End-of-Life Issues in the Emergency Department Hemodynamic Monitoring Hematologic/Oncologic Emergencies Mechanism of Injury Weapons of Mass Destruction Forensic Nursing Practice A new unit on trauma emergencies reorganizes information from the previous edition to help you more easily find the facts you need. More illustrations and tables are included to enhance your understanding of key information.
This indispensable book of exercises from the ONS helps users assess and develop the core knowledge necessary for AOCN certification. Content and organization is based on a blueprint of the actual AOCN exam and covers all role components. Case studies with real life oncology situtaions, multiple question formats, and rationales help sharpen critical-thinking skills essential to top performance the AOCN exam or gaining recertification. An Oncologic Emergencies section covers 10 specific emergency cases.