Understanding and Managing Oncologic Emergencies: A Resource for Nurses (Paperback)Marcelle Kaplan (editor)
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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 Tumour 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.
Publisher: Oncology Nursing Society
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 658 g
Dimensions: 226 x 152 x 28 mm
Edition: Second Edition
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