Putting Evidence Into Practice: A Pocket Guide to Cancer Symptom Management

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From the team that has brought you the Putting Evidence Into Practice (PEP) resources since 2006 comes the first-ever pocket-sized book containing everything you need to immediately improve patient care. Putting Evidence Into Practice: A Pocket Guide to Cancer Symptom Management; updates the popular ONS PEP oncology symptom management resources into a portable pocket guide. Featuring the latest evidence on 19 symptom management topics, this book provides a quick-reference guide to help clinicians identify which interventions have demonstrated effectiveness against the following symptoms and side effects.

  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Caregiver strain and burden
  • Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea (chemotherapy- and radiation-induced)
  • Dyspnea
  • Fatigue
  • Hot flashes
  • Lymphedema
  • Mucositis
  • Pain (acute, breakthrough, chronic, and refractory/intractable)
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Prevention of infection (general and transplant)
  • Radiodermatitis
  • Skin reactions
  • Sleep-wake disturbances

The book is an essential tool for ensuring quality care of patients with cancer and was designed for easy carrying and referencing during your day-to-day direct patient care. Each chapter outlines the nature, incidence, and impact of the symptom for patients with cancer; factors that create the highest risk; key aspects of assessment and identification of some assessment tools; intervention evidence; and suggestions for application in practice. Get the most current evidence-based information on common cancer symptoms and treatment side effects in this new, easy-to-carry guide.

Putting Evidence Into Practice: A Pocket Guide to Cancer Symptom Managment is also available via iTunes for your iPad and via Kindle.

Member Price: $65.00Nonmember Price: $91.00
ISBN: 
978-1-935864-54-7
Published By: 
Oncology Nursing Society
Publication Date: 
2014
Pages: 
295

Chapters

Chapter 1 - Introduction to PEP

Margaret Irwin
Pages (1-5)
Chapter 1 includes list of contributors, contents, preface, and forward. Chapter 1 provides an introduction to PEP.

Chapter 2 - Anorexia

Margaret Irwin
Barbara B. Rogers
Pages (7-12)
Chapter 2 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with anemia.

Chapter 3 - Anxiety

Margaret Irwin
Deborah K. Walker
Pages (13-28)
Chapter 3 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with anxiety.

Chapter 4 - Caregiver Strain and Burden

Margaret Irwin
Ahlam Jadalla
Pages (29-38)
Chapter 4 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for caregiver strain and burden.

Chapter 5 - Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Catherine Cherwin
Dwanna M. Ward-Boahen
Stacy Whiteside
Colleen Lewis
Deborah L. Selm-Orr
Pages (39-58)
Chapter 5 details issues surrounding chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting.

Chapter 6 - Cognitive Impairment

Catherine E. Jansen
Deborah H. Allen
Diane Von Ah
Lee Ann Johnson
Pages (59-66)
Chapter 6 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with cognitive impairment.

Chapter 7 - Constipation

Lee Ann Johnson
Margaret Irwin
Pages (67-76)
Chapter 7 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with constipation.

Chapter 8 - Depression

Heeju Kim
Caryl D. Fulcher
Pages (77-92)
Chapter 8 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with depression.

Chapter 9 - Diarrhea

Lee Ann Johnson
Margaret Irwin
Pages (93-102)
Chapter 9 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with diarrhea.

Chapter 10 - Dyspnea

Lee Ann Johnson
Angela Adames
Pages (103-110)
Chapter 10 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with dyspnea.

Chapter 11 - Fatigue

Margaret Irwin
Patricia Poirier
Sandra A. Mitchell
Pages (111-132)
Chapter 11 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with fatigue.

Chapter 12 - Hot Flashes

Lee Ann Johnson
Dale Grimmer
Maria Paz Fernandez-Ortega
Pages (133-144)
Chapter 12 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with hot flashes

Chapter 13 - Lymphedema

Lee Ann Johnson
Jie Deng
Marcia Beck
Pages (145-158)
Chapter 13 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with lymphedema.

Chapter 14 - Mucositis

Lee Ann Johnson
Karen S. Henry
Hanan Saca-Hazboun
Celestine Samuel-Blalock
Pages (159-176)
Chapter 14 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with mucositis.

Chapter 15 - Pain

Jeannine M. Brant
Karen L. Visich
Bethany Sterling
Margaret Irwin
Pages (177-200)
Chapter 15 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with pain.

Chapter 16 - Peripheral Neuropathy

Cindy Tofthagen
Margaret Irwin
Pages (201-210)
Chapter 16 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with peripheral neuropathy.

Chapter 17 - Prevention of Infection

Laura J. Zitella
Colleen H. Erb
Marilyn J. Hammer
Barbara J. Wilson
Mary E. Peterson
Pages (211-232)
Chapter 17 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for prevention of infection in patients with cancer.

Chapter 18 - Radiodermatitis

Tracy K. Gosselin
Margaret Irwin
Marilyn Omabegho
Pages (233-242)
Chapter 18 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with radiodermatitis.

Chapter 19 - Skin Effects

Lee Ann Johnson
Pages (243-254)
Chapter 19 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with adverse skin reactions.

Chapter 20 - Sleep-Wake Disturbances

Ann M. Berger
Ellyn E. Matthews
Margaretta S. Page
Pages (255-282)
Chapter 20 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with sleep-wake disturbances. Also included is the book’s index.