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Understanding and Managing Oncologic Emergencies: A Resource for Nurses
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Understanding and Managing Oncologic Emergencies: A Resource for Nurses

Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 2nd
Authors/Editor: Kaplan, M.
Publisher: The Oncology Nursing Society
ISBN: 978-1-935-86420-2
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Provides nurses and other healthcare providers with a comprehensive resource on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment, and management of common oncologic emergencies.

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.

In this new edition, you will find chapters on the most common 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

Whether you're caring for patients who have been newly diagnosed with cancer, are in the process of being treated, or have completed treatment years ago, you'll want to access the updated information that you'll find in this second edition.

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  • Publisher: The Oncology Nursing Society
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Kaplan, M.
  • ISBN: 978-1-935-86420-2
  • Specialty:
    Emergency Medicine & Trauma
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Pages: 496
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2012

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