This handbook gives practicing nurses a comprehensive, easily accessible reference on cancer pathophysiology, treatment modalities, types of cancer, disease- and treatment-related complications, and oncologic emergencies. Written by nurses at one of the worldas leading cancer centers, the book presents state-of-the-art, practical information on patient management in an outline format that is quick and easy to use. It offers advice on caring for patients with the full range of cancer diagnoses in medical-surgical, primary care, and home care settings and addresses the nursing issues associated with all current treatment modalities, including biological therapies and complementary and alternative therapies.Problem: Weight loss is a common clinical finding in patients with pleural effusion , and relates mostly to anorexia, and difficulty having the energy to eat when the work of breathing is so great. The malnutrition worsens the hypoalbuminemia, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Manual of Cancer Nursing|
|Author||:||Brenda Kurtz Shelton, Constance R. Ziegfeld, MiKaela M. Olsen|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2004|