Author: Barbara Holmes Gobel
Release Date: 2016-02
Now in its second edition, the Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual is a must-have resource for advanced oncology practitioners. This updated and expanded text provides a comprehensive overview of the key knowledge areas tested in advanced oncology nursing certification examinations Chapters present detailed information you need to effectively prepare for advanced certification examinations and feature. Content correlates to the weighting assigned to topics by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation for the advanced certification examinations at the time of writing, Case studies describing situations relevant to advanced nursing practice, Key Points sections to highlight important concepts to review, More than 150 sample test questions reflective of the content of the advanced oncology certification examinations. Both a study guide and a clinical resource, this manual provides an invaluable in-depth exploration of essential topic areas for oncology advanced practice nurses, graduate nursing students, oncology nurses in clinical practice, and other healthcare professionals. Book jacket.
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** AOCNP Exam Secrets helps you ace the ONCC Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive AOCNP Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. AOCNP Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to AOCNP Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Intracellular Signaling, Tyrosine Phosphorylation, Nuclear Factor-Kb Protein Complex, Cell Adhesion Molecules, Metastases, Cell Cycle, Apoptosis, Tumorigenesis, Retroviral Vectors, Immunotherapeutic, Hematopoietic Stem Cells, Angiogenesis, Carcinogens, Chemoprevention, Nucleotide Excision Repair, Epstein-Barr Virus, Human Papilloma Viruses, Cancer Genetic Counseling, Fine Needle Aspiration, Flow Cytometry, Lymphoproliferative Disorders, Cytogenetic Analysis, Hematolymphoid-Derived Malignancies, Tumor Marker Assays, Oncology, DNA, Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy, Antimetabolites, Nitrosoureas, Anti-Hormones, Cellular Microenvironment, Pharmacodynamics, and much more...
Author: Deborah Tomlinson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2010-02-05
Pediatric Oncology Nursing: Advanced Clinical Hand- signs, diagnostic and laboratory procedures, tre- book is a joint effort between nurses in Canada, the ment, prognosis, and follow up care are included for United Kingdom, and the United States. This is the each of the disorders. second edition, and has been another wonderful Part III covers cancer treatment, including c- opportunity to bring together the expertise of hema- motherapy, radiation therapy, hematopoetic stem cell tology and oncology nurses from two continents. The transplantation, surgery, gene therapy, biotherapy, c- book is designed to be a comprehensive clinical hand- plimentary and alternative medicine, and clinical trials. book for nurses in advanced practice working with The principles and description of treatment, method pediatric hematology/oncology patients. Speci? c of treatment delivery, potential side effects, and special issues related to young children and adolescents with considerations for each type of treatment are discussed. cancer and hematologic disorders are discussed. Part IV focuses on the side effects of cancer Thirty-one contributors and two editors partici- treatment in relation to metabolic processes and pated in the writing of this text. Individuals in advanced gastrointestinal, hematologic, respiratory, renal, c- practice and academic roles – nurse practitioners, clin- diovascular, neurologic, musculoskeletal, integum- ical nurse specialists, nutritionists, clinical instructors, tary, endocrine, and auditory systems. The incidence, lecturers, academicians, and educators – were involved. etiology, treatment, prevention, and prognosis are One of the most appealing features of this text is the included for each side effect reviewed.
As the prevalence of cancer in the population increases -- due to an aging populus and increased survivorship -- the need for nurses to recognize and apply the appropriate interventions when oncologic emergencies rise becomes even more important. The second edition of Understanding and Managing Oncologic Emergencies: A Resource for Nurses provides nurses and other healthcare providers with a comprehensive resource on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, assessment, and management of common oncologic emergencies.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. 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; Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion; and Tumor 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. Whether you're caring for patients who 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.
Author: Susan Ezzone
Release Date: 2012-10
Since the publication of the first edition of this book in 2004, the specialty of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) has continued to progress as a treatment option for many diseases. Indications for the use of autologous, syngeneic, and allogeneic transplantation continue to expand. The second edition of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Manual for Nursing Practice presents the most up-to-date information regarding the use of HSCT. Chapter topics include an overview of hematopoiesis and immunology, basic concepts of transplantation, stem cell collection, course of transplant treatment and acute complications, acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease, various complications from gastrointestinal to neurologic, relapse, long-term care and survivorship, ethics, and much more.
Author: Connie Henke Yarbro
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2013-05-20
Cancer Symptom Management, Fourth Edition covers multiple symptoms inherent in the treatment of cancer. Each symptom is examined in terms of its cause, pathophysiology, assessment, management, evaluation of therapeutic approaches, and patient self-care. New Chapters: * Hypersensitivity Reactions to Antineoplastic Drugs * Extravasation * Ocular and Otic Complications * Symptoms When Death is Imminent Designed to assist clinical oncology nurses in skillfully relieving and diminishing the cancer patient's symptoms, this new edition provides essential information and the tools necessary to provide quality care to cancer patients.
Author: Janice K. Ledford
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
Release Date: 2004
The Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Second Edition delivers the essentials you need for certification as an ophthalmic technician. Updated to include the latest JCAHPO® criteria, this helpful resource contains over 1,300 exam-style questions and explanatory answers covering everything you need to know. Learn new study habits, adopt effective test-taking strategies, and polish your understanding of important subjects with this helpful manual. Topics covered include contact lenses, pharmacology, photography and motility, advanced optics, tonometry, and much more. Photographs and diagrams complement the material by providing visual interpretation. A brand name drug list is also included for your reference. Certified Ophthalmic Technician Exam Review Manual, Second Edition is an excellent learning text for students seeking to develop their knowledge in the field of eyecare, as well as a useful reference for physicians. Features: Study tips and hints. An "Answers by Category" section that allows students to identify weak areas. Explanatory answers for every question. Computer testing information.
The BMTCN Certification Review Manual is an essential resource for RNs preparing to take the blood and marrow transplant certified nurse (BMTCN) examination. As the only nationally accredited test of its kind, the BMTCN certification identifies nurses as being adept in the specialty of blood and marrow transplantation. This study manual is an essential learning resource for your certification preparation.
Author: Carlton G. Brown
Release Date: 2010
Chapters detail major symptoms and conditions using a case study to introduce the topic and focusing on human responses to the condition. Each topic includes clinical practice recommendations and major patient teaching points stemming from the evidence, as well as expected outcomes from optimal management.
Author: David P. Swain
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2012-12-26
ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription was created as a complement to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the ACSM. The 7th edition provides information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in the new edition of Guidelines, and explains the science behind the exercise testing and prescription. ACSM's Resource Manual is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training.
Author: Mometrix Test Preparation
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** OCN Exam Secrets helps you ace the ONCC Oncology Certified Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive OCN Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. OCN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to ONCC Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Growth and Development, Family Systems Theory, Nursing Assessment and Intervention in Children, Psychosocial Dimensions of Care, Psychosocial Adaptation, Spiritual Beliefs/Rituals, Social Relationships, Parenting, Cultural Diversity, Common Fears and Coping Strategies, Hospitalization, Epidemiology, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML), Pathophysiology of Leukemia, Hematologic Changes, Non- Hodgkin Lymphoma, CNS Tumors, Neuroblastoma, Renal Tumors, Carcinogenesis, Chemotherapy, Biotherapy & Gene Therapy, Radiation Therapy, Surgery, Supportive Care Measures, Clinical Trials in Pediatric Oncology, Informed Consent, Treatment Protocols, Hodgkin Disease (HD), Retinoblastoma, Symptom Management, and much more...
Author: Jonathan T. Finnoff, DO
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Release Date: 2016-08-09
Now in its second edition, Sports Medicine: Study Guide and Review for Boards is the leading comprehensive review text surveying the breadth ofnonsurgical sports medicine. Covering topics pertinent to (and found on) the Sports Medicine board examination, the book is intended as a primary studytool for candidates preparing for the exam or recertification. All of the subject areas tested on the boards are represented, including basic science and general procedures, health promotion and preventiveinterventions, emergency assessment and care, and diagnosis, management, and treatment of the full range of sports-related injuries and conditions. Theeditors have used the exam content outline as a blueprint for organizing the book so the space allotted to each chapter reflects the corresponding emphasisof the topic on the exam. For the Second Edition, all chapters have been completely revised and updated to reflect the latest information and practice guidelines. A newsection devoted to ‚ÄúHot Topics‚Äù features new chapters on regenerative medicine and sports ultrasound, two rapidly expanding areas. This edition alsocontains a practice test with over 250 questions to help candidates identify knowledge gaps and fine-tune test taking skills prior to the examination. This proven resource for board review, program, or practical use provides the concise, high-yield facts that residents, fellows, trainees, and cliniciansin any discipline need to supplement their training in non-operative sports medicine. Key Features: Written in outline format for easy access to pertinent information Provides a comprehensive review of all topics covered on the Sports Medicine Board examination Editors and contributors are renowned experts and teachers in the field of sports medicine and relevant medical and surgical specialties Includes more than 100 figures and tables to illustrate key points and enhance learning New practice test assesses clinical knowledge and assists with final preparation for boards, MOC, or in-training exams
Order your copy of the fourth edition of the best-selling resource used by more than 101,000 healthcare professionals since 2009 and keep up-to-date on the latest chemotherapy, biotherapy, and targeted agents. This new edition of the Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice has been revised and updated to reflect the current procedures and practices in your specialty. You'll find that this latest edition incorporates a number of significant changes. To help you find the content and information that you need quickly and easily, the text has been reorganized and is now divided into 11 chapters ranging from an overview of cancer and cancer treatment and principles of antineoplastic therapy to post-treatment care and competencies in chemotherapy administration. Patient education information has also been expanded in the new edition to emphasize importance of education in patient care. And, finally, look for new information on chemotherapy sequencing and updates on the nursing management of treatment side effects.As with previous editions, the guidelines strives to bring you the latest details on approved drugs, standards of practice, and available evidence. Make sure to update your library with this latest edition of one of the most trusted and widely used resources for practicing oncology nurses.