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Cancer Rehabilitation

Author : Jennifer Baima
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Finally, a concise pocket guide designed as a quick reference for busy clinicians who seek to improve the care they provide to cancer patients and cancer survivors. It is a comprehensive text formatted for fast access to a wide range of clinical information. This compact compendium is conveniently organized by cancer type for rapid review. It describes the many issues that cancer patients may face throughout the chronologic spectrum of care, starting from cancer diagnosis, to treatment, and survivorship. Each chapter helpfully highlights common impairments and treatment options using succinct tables, helpful illustrations and clinical peals from experts in the field. In addition, each chapter contains a clinical case and questions on the material to enhance understanding. Evidence for exercise treatment, including pertinent exercise precautions, is included, as are innovative research topics and emerging treatments. This includes dedicated chapters covering cancers of the breast; digestive organs; brain, eye, and central nervous system; urinary tract and genital organs; lip, oral cavity, and pharynx; lymphoid, hematopoietic, and related tissues; bone, articular cartilage, and soft tissues; respiratory and intrathoracic organs; skin. Thankfully, advances in cancer care such as chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery mean that more people than ever before are surviving long after their cancer diagnosis. Unfortunately, a large fraction of them live with at least one serious impairment as a consequence of their treatments that seriously impacts their ability to function and quality of life. This concise and essential guide to cancer rehabilitation will help the clinician navigate the care of this often complex population.

Pocket Guide to Breast Cancer

Author : Karen Hassey Dow
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Pocket Guide to Breast Cancer is an easy-to-use, day-to-day reference for nurses caring for patients with breast cancer and their families. The Pocket Guide is divided into four parts: Epidemiology of Breast Cancer, Treatment of Primary Breast Cancer, Treatment of Recurrent Breast Cancer, and Quality-of-Life Issues. Each chapter has been expanded and updated to provide the reader with current information, and the Third Edition features two new chapters on Endocrine Therapy and End-of-Life Issues. Like the previous editions, this handy pocket guide includes information on screening and early detection, assessment, treatment, surgical techniques, and cancer-related fatigue and sleep disturbance.

Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Hematopathology

Author : S. David Hudnall
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This book is designed not as a comprehensive textbook, but instead as a short practical guide to diagnosis of neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases of blood, bone marrow, and lymphoid tissues. Concise and easy to read, this text provides essential information in a bulleted text format. This simple format was chosen to provide essential information that may quickly be reviewed at the microscope. Each single-page entry begins with a brief one-line Snapshot description, followed by short descriptions of important clinical, morphologic, immunohistochemical, and genetic features, and ending with Caveats and Pearls and Differential Diagnosis. In most cases, entries are accompanied by a few high-quality histologic images. To keep the text concise, recommended texts and recent review articles are cited in the bibliography at the end of the book. To help quickly find alternative diagnoses, the index cross-references all differential diagnoses. The Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Hematopathology should be of use to practicing hematopathologists (academic and private) and hematologic oncologists, as well as trainees (fellows) in hematopathology and hematologic oncology.

Pocket Guide to Radiation Oncology

Author : Daniel Chamberlain, MD
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Pocket Guide to Radiation Oncology is an efficient, no-frills guide to the basics of clinical radiation oncology. The chapters are packed with clinical pearls and tables covering treatment options, doses, side effects, target delineations, treatment planning, and other essentials. Chapters are organized by site-specific disease. Each chapter presents the must-know key points, including treatment options by stage, relevant technical considerations, and important items for follow-ups. This crucial material makes the book an ideal companion for the practicing physician during rounds and other clinical settings. The book's organized format also lends itself to quick review for the board or MOC exams, and it can serve as a handy reference during a case review at a tumor board. Key Features: The outline format and wealth of succinct tables make this a great quick reference Each chapter concludes with a list of selected, summarized studies relevant to the disease 51 disease-based chapters make it easy to find particular sites without having to sift through dense, broad text Supplemental sections at the end of the book provide quick access to normal tissue tolerance constraints as well as recommendations for managing symptoms after radiation therapy

Pocket Guide to Chemotherapy Protocols

Author : Edward Chu
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Newly updated for 2012, the Pocket Guide to Chemotherapy Protocols, Seventh Edition, is a spiral-bound quick-reference guide arranged alphabetically by cancer type. This handy, practical pocket guide contains combination, as well as selected single-agent regimens for solid tumor and hematologic malignancies. In each case, the regimens selected are based on published literature and are used in clinical practice in the medical oncology community. The Seventh Edition of the bestselling pocket guide is completely revised and updated and continues the success of previous editions by offering cancer care professionals complete, authoritative information in a convenient format. Pocket Guide to Chemotherapy Protocols is a must-have quick reference guide for physicians, nurses, and other health care providers treating cancer patients.

Pocket Guide to Radiation Oncology

Author : Daniel Chamberlain, MD
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Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. Now in its second edition, this practical guide to clinical radiation oncology is the ideal pocket companion for the practicing physician during rounds and other clinical settings. Organized by site-specific diseases, chapters present the must-know key points, including treatment options by stage, technical considerations, and important items for follow-up. Clinical pearls and tables covering treatment options, dose constraints, side effects, target delineations, and treatment planning complete each chapter. The pocket guide includes updates to all chapters and covers topics new to this edition, such as oligometastatic disease, benign indications, and a chapter dedicated to proton therapy considerations. Written in outline format, Pocket Guide to Radiation Oncology takes an efficient and no-frills approach to fundamental topics in the field, making it the perfect reference for a quick review for the board exam or MOC and even serving as a handy reference during a case review at a tumor board. Key Features: Chapters conclude with a list of selected, summarized studies relevant to the disease Provides essential, quick reference appendices on radiation therapy symptom management, normal tissue tolerance constraints, and radiation therapy and new systemic agents 54 disease-based chapters make it easy to find sites without having to sift through dense, broad text Includes digital access to the fully downloadable eBook

Pocket Guide to Prostate Cancer

Author : Jeanne Held-Warmkessel
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Designed for clinical nurses caring for prostate cancer patients at the bedside, in the hospital, outpatient clinic, or home, this easy-to-use reference provides nurses with practical material that is useful in the day-to-day care of patients with prostate cancer.

The Pocket Guide to Neoplasm

Author : Kamran Ahmed
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This is a must-have medical dictionary of common body tumors. Listed in alphabetical order, entries include head and neck tumors, ophthalmic tumors, alimentary tract tumors, respiratory system tumors, tumors of bones and soft tissues, dermatological tumors, genitourinary system tumors (gynecological and urological), and lymphatic system tumors (Hodgkin's & non-Hodgkin's). Details of each cancer type are categorically grouped under a brief introductory note, etiology or risk factors, epidemiology, clinical features (signs and symptoms), diagnostic modalities, staging and grading (TNM), and treatment/management.

Pocket Guide to Colorectal Cancer Drugs and Treatment

Author : Gail M. Wilkes
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Pocket Guide for Colorectal Cancer: Drugs and Treatment, Second Edition focuses on the treatment of colorectal cancer. This practical, must-have resource includes a brief overview of colorectal cancer-including prevention, early detection, trends and stages; in-depth information about common drugs to treat colorectal cancer, as well as a patient education drug guide.

Chronic Disorders

Author : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Using the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, this pocket-sized guide provides time-starved nurses with critical information on managing approximately 100 of the most challenging chronic disorders. The book delivers information quickly in a streamlined, bulleted format, with numerous illustrations, recurring logos, and memory joggers. Chapters are organized alphabetically by disorder name. Coverage of each disorder includes causes, pathophysiology, diagnosis, complications, treatment options, and special considerations. Logos include I See, I See, illustrating pathology through graphics and flowcharts; This Is Intense, focusing on acute episodes; and Head of the Class, offering essential patient teaching information. Test Zone self-assessment questions appear at the back of the book.

Pocket Guide to Breast Cancer Drugs

Author : Gail M. Wilkes
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The Pocket Guide to Breast Cancer Drugs provides ready access to the essentials of breast cancer management, including information on prevention and screening, staging, and treatment regimens. Pertinent Information for 26 cancer drugs in comprehensively covered, from dosage and preparation to administration and interventions for potential side effects. The inclusion of patient education points for each drug simplifies your patient teaching. A must-have companion resource for oncology nurses.

Pocket Guide to Dermoscopy

Author : Natalia Jaimes
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Dermoscopy is a non-invasive, widely used diagnostic tool that aids the diagnosis of skin lesions and is proven to increase the accuracy of melanoma diagnosis. This book is a concise guide to dermoscopy for clinicians. Beginning with an overview of dermoscopy techniques the next chapter discusses the correlation between dermoscopic structures and histopathology. The following sections cover structures and patterns of lesions, neoplasms and melanomas found in different anatomical sites, including facial skin, palms and soles, nails, and mucosal surfaces. Infestations, inflammatory diseases and hair disorders are also discussed. The final chapters cover the Triage Amalgamated Dermoscopy Algorithm (TADA), and provide flow charts for easy reference. Edited by Miami and New York-based specialists, this practical guide is enhanced by clinical photographs and illustrations. Key points Practical guide to dermoscopy for clinicians Covers lesions, neoplasms and melanomas in different anatomical sites Includes flow charts for easy reference Edited by Miami and New York-based experts in the field

Pocket Guide to Lung Cancer

Author : Marilyn Haas
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Pocket Guide to Lung Cancer highlights the epidemiology, risk factors, prevention, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of lung cancer by oncology professionals. Using a concise, accessible format, these plans of care provide a quick and easy reference for all practice settings, including inpatient, outpatient, and home care. Marilyn Haas provides resources and information on understanding lung cancer, standard treatment modalities, symptom management, evidence-based guidelines, and clinical trials. This resources can be used independently or as a clinical companion to the more comprehensive text, Haas Contemporary Issues in Lung Cancer: A Nursing Perspective.

Pocket Guide to Body CT Differential Diagnosis

Author : Richard M. Slone
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This practical, picket-sized guide provides a system-by-system breakdo wn of common and rare differential diangoses as seen in the clinical s etting. For ease of use, common diagnoses are indicated in boldface ty pe with the less common appearing in italics. The book comes straight from the trenches of the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, where it has been battle-tested, streamlined, and improved over the years for residents and fellows in radiology. Aids to differential diagnosis are among the best-selling titles in radiology, and Mallinckrodt's reputa tion as a leading institution of radiology isacepted without question in the field.

Cutaneous Melanoma

Author : Giuseppe Argenziano
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Cutaneous Melanoma: A Pocket Guide for Diagnosis and Management serves as an easy-to-consult, short, and schematic reference providing guidelines for diagnosing and managing melanoma in the context of various clinical scenarios. In the daily routine of a busy clinician, there is a need for schematic reference tools that allow quick consultation for immediate decisions. Melanoma is a deadly disease that should be promptly managed following precise and evidence-based guidelines. The guide contains many schematics and figures, vastly outnumbering the pages dedicated to text. This guide follows the sequence of a real clinical setting, going from the first screening visit to the final stages of terminal patients. Provides a quick-access resource for diagnosis and treatment of melanoma patients at all stages Includes succinct guidelines, schematics, and figures for busy clinicians Concludes with a section addressing special clinical situations, including melanoma in pregnancy, pediatric melanoma, familial melanoma and MPM, atypical Spitz tumor, occult primary melanoma, and the histopathologic gray zone

Cancer and HIV Clinical Nutrition Pocket Guide

Author : Gail M. Wilkes
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Assists clinicians in providing care to individuals experiencing nutritional alterations related to cancer or HIV infection. Overviews basic nutritional concepts and nutritional alterations in cancer and HIV infection, addresses pathophysiology and malnutrition in cancer and HIV, and gives strategie

Mosby s Pocket Guide to Infusion Therapy

Author : Shirley E. Otto, MSN, CRNI, AOCN
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Based on recognized standards of practice, Mosby's Pocket Guide to Infusion Therapy offers RN and LPN nursing students and practitioners a practical, concise resource for learning or reviewing current approaches to infusion therapy as well as a dependable IV pocket reference. Divided into consistent key sections, such as Troubleshooting Tips, Guidelines for Specific Procedures, Pain Management, and Helpful Hints, nurses can rely on this powerful pocket reference daily for their infusion therapy needs. And with the latest information on products, guidelines, and screening procedures, nurses can be sure they are staying current with the latest innovations and trends in the field. Presents the principles of infusion therapy in a thorough yet concise manner to facilitate learning and review as well as the easy retrieval of important IV information Highlights Clinical Alerts, Trouble Shooting Tips, and Potential Complications with consistent icons to point out specific clinical practice tips, to save time, and to help prevent common errors Illustrates the use of all drug calculation formulas to clearly explain the calculation process and help prevent drug administration errors Provides patient/family teaching guidelines to assist the nurse in providing appropriate infusion therapy education to their patients Provides multiple-choice study questions at the end of relevant chapters to help the reader evaluate his or her understanding of content and to prepare for the Intravenous Nurses Society Certification exam. Includes a Clinical Competency section at the end of relevant chapters to provide health care institutions and clinical educators with a tool that facilitates meeting JCAHO accreditation requirements. Identifies pediatric drug calculations with a special icon to easily distinguish between adult and pediatric calculations New and updated information on needleless IV therapy products, products that meet JCAHO/CDC safety recommendations, CDC/ANA safe practice guidelines, latex allergy, and blood products New content on CDC recommendations for screening West Nile Virus and SARS New content on Central Venous Catheters for child, adolescent, and geriatric patients New product information and illustrations familiarize readers with the latest innovations Expanded content on serum electrolytes keep readers up-to-date Updated discussion of chemotherapy drugs

Pocket Guide to Colorectal Cancer

Author : Gail M. Wilkes
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This pcoket guide focuses on the drugs used for treatment and symptom management for colorectal cancer. It is easy to navigate and includes a brief overview of colorectal cancer and patient education information for each of the drugs. A must have for nurses.

Differential Diagnosis in Neurology and Neurosurgery

Author : Sotirios A. Tsementzis
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Now in a greatly expanded and updated new edition: The essential pocketbook for rapid and correct differentiation and interpretation of signs and symptoms of neurological and neurosurgical diseases and conditions. Key Features: Exhaustive range of neurologic and neurosurgical disease and conditions covered Vital information presented in short texts, high-yield lists, and concise tables, for maximum efficiency in diagnostic work-ups Clinical and neuroimaging findings, guidelines and classifications, summarized in readily accessible tabular form Statistic overviews (common vs. rare, etc.) help guide diagnostic thought processes Special chapters highlight epidemiology, pediatric disorders, neuroradiology Differential Diagnosis in Neurology and Neurosurgery is ideal as a quick reference in your daily practice, or as an exam preparation guide. This wealth of easily accessed information makes it invaluable to experienced practitioners (especially ER physicians) and to novices alike.

Pathophysiology An Incredibly Visual Pocket Guide

Author : Lippincott
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The latest spinoff of the Incredibly Easy! Series®, the Incredibly Visual! Pocket Guides are compact, carry-anywhere references that use stunning full-color photos and illustrations and brief, easy-to-read text to present must-know clinical concepts. Ideally suited for visual learners, the information is easy to learn and recall because the visual images leave a lasting impression, and most topics are covered on a two-page spread. Pathophysiology: An Incredibly Visual! Pocket Guide presents risk factors and pathophysiologic changes associated with more than 150 disorders and health problems, including heart failure, valvular disease, ARDS, asthma, lung cancer, pressure ulcer, stroke, AIDS, rheumatoid arthritis, hypertension, and more.