Book Title: Essentials of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing: A Core Curriculum
Author: Nancy Kline
The Core Curriculum is designed to provide the knowledge base required to practice within the specialty of pediatric hematology/oncology nursing. This book covers a wide body of knowledge and includes updated information on the pathophysiology, etiology, treatment, side effects, and supportive care of pediatric hematology/oncology diseases. Table of Contents: Section I. Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nursing Practice History and Philosophy of Pediatric Oncology Nursing Standards of Pediatric Oncology Nursing Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses Section II. Pediatric Cancers Overview of Childhood Cancer Epidemiology of Childhood Cancer Leukemia Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Hodgkin's Lymphoma Central-Nervous-System Tumors Neuroblastoma Osteosarcoma Ewing's Sarcoma of Bone and Soft Tissue and Peripheral Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors Tumors of the Kidney Rhabdomyosarcoma Retinoblastoma Rare Tumors of Childhood Section III. Overview of Hematology Origin of Blood Cells Anemia Neutropenia Thrombocytopenia Section IV. Childhood Cancer Treatment Diagnostic and Staging Procedures History of Chemotherapy Clinical Trials Chemotherapy Guidelines for Safe Handling of Chemotherapy Administration of Vesicants Surgery Radiation Therapy Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Transplantation Biologic Response Modifiers Cell and Gene Therapy Complementary and Alternative Treatments Section V. Side Effects of Treatment Bone-Marrow Suppression Impairment of the Immune System Central-Nervous-System Complications Ototoxicity Endocrine Abnormalities Cardiac and Pulmonary Complications Gastrointestinal Complications Renal and Bladder Complications Skin Changes Musculoskeletal Complications Nutritional Complications Growth and Developmental Complications Pain Oncologic Emergencies + MORE!