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: $68.00Nonmember Price: $96.00
ISBN: 
978-1-935864-54-7
Published By: 
Oncology Nursing Society
Publication Date: 
2014
Pages: 
295

Chapters

Chapter 2 - Anorexia

Margaret Irwin
Barbara B. Rogers
Chapter 2 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with anemia.

Chapter 3 - Anxiety

Margaret Irwin
Deborah K. Walker
Chapter 3 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with anxiety.

Chapter 6 - Cognitive Impairment

Catherine E. Jansen
Deborah H. Allen
Diane Von Ah
Lee Ann Johnson
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
Chapter 7 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with constipation.

Chapter 8 - Depression

Heeju Kim
Caryl D. Fulcher
Chapter 8 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with depression.

Chapter 9 - Diarrhea

Lee Ann Johnson
Margaret Irwin
Chapter 9 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with diarrhea.

Chapter 10 - Dyspnea

Lee Ann Johnson
Angela Adames
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
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
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
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
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
Chapter 15 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with pain.

Chapter 16 - Peripheral Neuropathy

Cindy Tofthagen
Margaret Irwin
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
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
Chapter 18 provides information on risk factors, assessment, and recommendations on interventions for patients with radiodermatitis.

Chapter 19 - Skin Effects

Lee Ann Johnson
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
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.