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Book Alone: Cancer Symptom Management by Connie Henke Yarbro, Barbara Holmes Gobel, Debra Wujcik

By Connie Henke Yarbro, Barbara Holmes Gobel, Debra Wujcik

Melanoma Symptom administration, Fourth version covers a number of signs inherent within the remedy of melanoma. every one symptom is tested by way of its reason, pathophysiology, evaluation, administration, review of healing techniques, and sufferer self-care. New Chapters: * hypersensitive reaction * Extravasation * Ocular and Otis * Terminal signs Designed to help medical oncology nurses in skillfully relieving and diminishing the melanoma patient's indicators, this new version presents crucial info and the instruments essential to offer caliber care to melanoma sufferers.

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Jacobsen PB, Wagner LI. A new quality standard: the integration of psychosocial care into routine cancer care. J Clin Oncol. 2012; 30(11):1154–1159. 9 Part II A lter ations in C omfort Chapter 2 Arthralgias and Myalgias Chapter 3 Cancer-Related Fatigue Chapter 4 Menopausal Symptoms Chapter 5 Pain Chapter 6 Sleep Disturbances C h a pter 2 Arthralgias and Myalgias Virginia R. Martin, MSN, RN, AOCN® The Problem Newer chemotherapy drugs and biologic response modifiers and new combinations of these drugs have caused an increased incidence of side effects called arthralgias and myalgias in patients with cancer.

48 Patients reported a decrease in discomfort starting 2 to 4 hours after the first dose of the prednisone. 49 In a study based on the hypothesis that the symptom is the result of some form of an inflammatory process, women were instructed to take ibuprofen 200–400 mg every 4 to 6 hours if needed for symptomatic relief. When these women presented for a subsequent cycle, they were queried about the arthralgia and myalgia symptoms. If their ­symptoms were inadequately controlled, they were offered treatment with oral prednisone 10 mg twice a day for 5 days starting 24 hours after the paclitaxel infusion.

Supportive care: large studies ease yoga, exercise into mainstream oncology. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2011;103(1):11–12. Nguyen VH, Lawrence HJ. Use of gabapentin in the prevention of taxane-induced arthralgias and myalgias. J Clin Oncol. 2004;22(9):1767–1769. 5. Einhorn LH, Williams SD, Troner M, Birch R, Greco FA. The role of maintenance therapy in disseminated testicular cancer. N Engl J Med. 1981;305:727–731. Winters JL. Complications of donor apheresis, J Clin Apher. 2006;21(2):132–141. Felson DT.

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