Pocket Guide to Radiation Oncology

Author: Daniel Chamberlain, MD,Roy H. Decker, MD, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 1617052655

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Pocket Guide to Radiation Oncology is an efficient, no-frills guide to the basics of clinical radiation oncology. The chapters are packed with clinical pearls and tables covering treatment options, doses, side effects, target delineations, treatment planning, and other essentials. Chapters are organized by site-specific disease. Each chapter presents the must-know key points, including treatment options by stage, relevant technical considerations, and important items for follow-ups. This crucial material makes the book an ideal companion for the practicing physician during rounds and other clinical settings. The book's organized format also lends itself to quick review for the board or MOC exams, and it can serve as a handy reference during a case review at a tumor board. Key Features: The outline format and wealth of succinct tables make this a great quick reference Each chapter concludes with a list of selected, summarized studies relevant to the disease 51 disease-based chapters make it easy to find particular sites without having to sift through dense, broad text Supplemental sections at the end of the book provide quick access to normal tissue tolerance constraints as well as recommendations for managing symptoms after radiation therapy
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Pocket Guide to Lung Cancer

Author: Marilyn Haas

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763724214

Category: Medical

Page: 190

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Pocket Guide to Lung Cancer highlights the epidemiology, risk factors, prevention, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of lung cancer by oncology professionals. Using a concise, accessible format, these plans of care provide a quick and easy reference for all practice settings, including inpatient, outpatient, and home care. Marilyn Haas provides resources and information on understanding lung cancer, standard treatment modalities, symptom management, evidence-based guidelines, and clinical trials. This resources can be used independently or as a clinical companion to the more comprehensive text, Haas Contemporary Issues in Lung Cancer: A Nursing Perspective.
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Pocket Guide to Chemotherapy Protocols

Author: Edward Chu

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 076378401X

Category: Medical

Page: 183

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A new and updated version of this best-selling resource! Jones and Bartlett Publisher's 2011 Nurse's Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference! It provides: Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abacavir sulfate to Zyvox; Concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically; No-nonsense writing style that speaks your language in terms you use everyday; Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names for quick reference. It has all the vital information you need at your fingertips: Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule; Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information; Incompatibilities, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities, and adverse reactions; Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points; Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations showing how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs; Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert.
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Pocket Guide to Colorectal Cancer

Author: Deborah T. Berg

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763701727

Category: Medical

Page: 374

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This easy-to-use reference provides nurses with practical material that is useful in the day-to-day care of patients with colorectal cancer. Divided into five sections, the text covers: the basics of colorectal cancer; disease assessment; therapeutic approaches and nursing care; treatment of recurrent and metastatic colorectal cancer; and care of the individual with colorectal cancer. Quality of life, advanced symptom management, and survivorship are also explored and offer insight into the colorectal cancer experience.
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Pocket Guide to Prostate Cancer

Author: Jeanne Held-Warmkessel

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763740467

Category: Medical

Page: 238

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Designed for clinical nurses caring for prostate cancer patients at the bedside, in the hospital, outpatient clinic, or home, this easy-to-use reference provides nurses with practical material that is useful in the day-to-day care of patients with prostate cancer.The Second Edition is divided into four sections: Epidemiology and Screening, Disease Assessment, Treatment, and Quality of Life. The use of complementary and alternative therapies is also discussed. The appendix at the end of the pocket guide included a list of additional prostate cancer resources.
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Das ICU-Buch

praktische Intensivmedizin

Author: Paul L. Marino

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 9783437231612

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Page: 813

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Pocket Guide to Breast Cancer

Author: Karen Hassey Dow

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763729950

Category: Medical

Page: 326

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Pocket Guide to Breast Cancer is an easy-to-use, day-to-day reference for nurses caring for patients with breast cancer and their families. The Pocket Guide is divided into four parts Epidemiology of Breast Cancer Treatment of Primary Breast Cancer, Management of Recurrent Breast Cancer and Quality of Life Issues. Each chapter has been expanded and updated to provide the reader with current information and the Third Edition features two new chapters on Endocrine Therapy and End-of-Life Issues. As in the previous editions, this handy pocket guide includes information on screening and early detection, assessment treatment, surgical techniques, and cancer-related fatigue and sleep disturbance.
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Pocket Guide to Managing Cancer Fatigue

Author: Anna L. Schwartz

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763733599

Category: Medical

Page: 218

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Written for oncology nurses and useful in the management of fatigue associated with cancer and its treatments, this handy pocket guide contains an overview of the basic theory regarding its incidence, etiology, including physiological and psychological mechanisms, and provides content on its assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and evaluation. The role of exercise is discussed, as well as treatment with medications including Procrit(R) and Aranesp(R).
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Strahlentherapie

Author: Michael Wannenmacher,Jürgen Debus,Frederik Wenz

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3540685200

Category: Medical

Page: 894

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Angehende Fachärzte erhalten hier den Überblick über aktuelle Standards der Strahlentherapie und Radioonkologie. Das Hauptaugenmerk der Autoren liegt auf praxisrelevanten Aspekte der täglichen Arbeit. Zugunsten konkreter Handlungsabläufe und Behandlungsalgorithmen verzichten sie insbesondere in den Organkapiteln auf ausführliche Literaturlisten. Aktuelle Neuentwicklungen wie theoretische Grundlagen streifen sie bewusst nur in kurzen Kapiteln.
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Strahlentherapie

ein interaktives Lernprogramm ; CD-ROM für PC

Author: Thorsten Frenzel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783540146834

Category:

Page: N.A

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Mosby's Pocket Guide to Cultural Health Assessment - E-Book

Author: Carolyn D'Avanzo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323086047

Category: Medical

Page: 848

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With all of the cultural and ethnic information that could affect patient and family care, POCKET GUIDE TO CULTURAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT, 4th Edition is the perfect portable yet complete reference. This guide discusses the clinical implications of ethnic populations from over 170 countries with a wealth of information on each—from languages spoken to health care beliefs and practices to eye contact. Ideal for everyday use, this handbook is the most comprehensive and portable resource on the market for patient care. Alphabetically organized by country with all sections presented consistently to give you quick access to important cultural information. Presents comprehensive content on all cultural aspects that affect patient assessment. Includes brief descriptions of each country’s topography and provides maps to illustrate potential environmental etiologies of an illness. Updated international childhood immunization schedules and the latest information from the World Health Organization provide the most up-to-date healthcare standards from around the world. Extensive bibliographies give you resources for further information. A streamlined and concise format with thumb tabs dividing each section makes this pocket guide the perfect quick reference tool. Thoroughly updated content includes new country names and their demographics, patient data, health care practices, and other cultural implications that affect care of today’s culturally diverse patient population. New international contributors bring together a wealth of information on the specifics of care for patients from over 170 countries. Includes more historical and political information for each country to provide current background information. Increased emphasis on how a population appears in the worldview and how their religion affect decision-making gives you a fuller perspective on each country’s culture. More information on naturalistic healing and practices helps you treat patients from a variety of backgrounds.
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Differenzialdiagnosen in der Computertomografie

Author: Francis A. Burgener,Christopher Herzog,Steven Meyers,Wolfgang Zaunbauer

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 3131665327

Category: Medical

Page: 940

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- Vom radiologischen Bildbefund ausgehend kann die ganze Palette der Differenzialdiagnosen abgerufen und dann anhand der klinischen Erläuterungen die für den speziellen Fall wahrscheinlichste Diagnose herausgefiltert werden - Besonders hilfreich beim Befunden: Strukturierung nach anatomischen Regionen - Überwältigend: Mit über 2000 CT-Abbildungen zum Nachschlagen - Sie nähern sich der Diagnose durch rasches Screenen der Referenzbilder der betreffenden anatomischen Region - Hunderte differenzialdiagnostischer Tabellen mit detaillierten Erklärungen helfen bei der Differenzierung ähnlicher Befunde - Der Zugriff auf die Diagnosen ist dreifach möglich: von der Lokalisation, vom Erscheinungsbild im CT oder von der Verdachtsdiagnose
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Clinical Radiation Oncology E-Book

Author: Leonard L. Gunderson,Joel E. Tepper

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455726036

Category: Medical

Page: 1660

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With thorough updates throughout, Clinical Radiation Oncology provides the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date information available for treating patients with cancer. From a multidisciplinary perspective, this new edition, edited by Drs. Leonard L. Gunderson and Joel E. Tepper, examines the therapeutic management of specific disease sites based on both single-modality and combined-modality approaches - providing you with the well-rounded, cutting-edge guidance you need to offer the most effective treatments. A consistent chapter format, full-color design, and access to the full text at www.expertconsult.com make reference fast and easy. It is an ideal resource for mastering the latest, most effective techniques and modalities! Deepen your knowledge with a comprehensive, clinical approach to the scientific foundations of radiation oncology and general oncology as well as state-of-the-art techniques and modalities. Implement a multidisciplinary, "team care" approach to providing intricate treatment plans for patients, often in conjunction with medical oncologists, and surgeons. Broaden your understanding of the basic biology of the disease processes. Examine the therapeutic management of specific disease sites based on single-modality and combined-modality approaches. Quickly and easily find critical information thanks to an easily accessible, full-color design with over 800 color figures that clearly depict treatment techniques. Get broad multimodality perspectives and unique insights from a diverse team of respected editors and contributors –many of whom are new to this edition – affiliated with institutions across North America and internationally Access the fully searchable text anywhere, anytime at www.expertconsult.com, along with references, additional images and tables, video clips and more! Stay current with comprehensive updates throughout that include a new chapter on survivorship issues, and additional video clips on treatments such as prostate and penile cancer brachytherapy. Improve outcomes by providing the most effective treatment for each patient with expanded coverage of new modalities and treatment regimens. Understand and comply with the latest staging guidelines.
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Pocket Atlas of Radiographic Positioning

Author: Torsten Bert Moeller,Emil Reif

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 3131496614

Category: Medical

Page: 392

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Praise for this book:Remarkable...a valuable, easy-to-use desk or pocket reference for medical imaging professionals at every level.--ADVANCE for Imaging & Radiation OncologyNow in its second edition, Pocket Atlas of Radiographic Positioning is a practical how-to guide that provides the detailed information you need to reproducibly obtain high-quality radiographic images for optimal evaluation and interpretation of normal, abnormal, and pathological anatomic findings. It shows positioning techniques for all standard examinations in conventional radiology, with and without contrast, as well as basic positioning for CT and MRI. For each type of study a double-page spread features an exemplary radiograph, positioning sketches, and helpful information on imaging technique and parameters, criteria for the best radiographic view, and patient preparation. Clearly organized to be used in day-to-day practice, the atlas serves as an ideal companion to Moeller and Reif's Pocket Atlas of Radiographic Anatomy and their three-volume Pocket Atlas of Cross-Sectional Anatomy.Highlights of the second edition: New chapters on positioning in MRI and CT, including multislice CT A greatly expanded section on mammography Special features, including information on the advantages of a specific view, variations of positions, and practical tips and tricks Nearly 500 excellent radiographs and drawings demonstrating the relationship between correct patient positioning and effective diagnostic images Pocket Atlas of Radiographic Positioning, Second Edition is an excellent desk or pocket reference for radiologists, radiology residents, and for radiologic technologists.
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Onkologie Basiswissen

Author: Karl R. Aigner,Frederick O. Stephens

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662485850

Category: Medical

Page: 313

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Dieses Werk legt eine solide und fundierte onkologische Wissensbasis; es zeigt auf, warum Menschen an Krebs erkranken, wie der Körper auf Krebs reagiert und welche Präventions- und Behandlungsmöglichkeiten es für verschiedene Krebserkrankungen gibt. Entstehungsmechanismen, Diagnose- und Therapieoptionen inklusive moderner Entwicklungen in der personalisierten Medizin und der regionalen Chemotherapie werden vorgestellt und diskutiert. Das Buch richtet sich an angehende Ärzte aller Fachrichtungen sowie Angehörige von Gesundheitsberufen, die sich grundlegend mit der Onkologie beschäftigen wollen. Es bietet eine wertvolle Grundlage für das Aneignen tiefer gehenden Fachwissens.
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TNM

Klassifikation maligner Tumoren

Author: Christian Wittekind

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527807594

Category: Medical

Page: 336

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Die TNM-Klassifikation ist das weltweit am haufigsten verwendete System fur die Beschreibung der anatomischen Ausbreitung maligner Tumoren, gegliedert in einen klinischen und einen pathologischen Teil. Sie wird in Zusammenarbeit mit der Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) herausgegeben und umfasst im Wesentlichen alle anatomischen Regionen gema? den WHO-Richtlinien zur Klassifikation der Krankheiten in der Onkologie. Die 8. Auflage berucksichtigt die wesentlichen seit 2009 aktualisierten Richtlinien zur Definition der T-, N- und M-Kategorien und der Stadien. Au?erdem werden TNM-Klassifikationen fur einige neu hinzugekommene Tumorentitaten, wie z. B. Thymustumoren, veroffentlicht.
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