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Title Radiation therapy : a guide to patient care / Marilyn L. Haas .. [and others]..

Publication Info. St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby/Elsevier, [2007]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Reference Material  REF. 616.994 R129R    In-Library Use Only
Description xx, 743 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Evolution of radiation oncology / Laura J. Hilderley -- Basic principles of radiation therapy / Giselle J. Moore-Higgs -- Radiation protection and safety / Maurene McQuestion -- Diagnosis and staging / Jormain O. Cady -- Simulation and treatment planning / Kim L. Light -- Central nervous system tumors / Terri S. Armstrong, Christie M. Hancock, and Mark R. Gilbert -- Head and neck cancers / Elise Carper -- Lung cancer / Marilyn L. Haas -- Breast cancer / Giselle J. Moore-Higgs -- Gastrointestinal cancers / Jean C. Holland -- Urinary cancers / Pamela Devine -- Gynecological cancers / Giselle J. Moore-Higgs -- Male genitourinary cancers / William P. Hogle -- Spinal cord and bone metastases / Diane Williams and Kathryn Burrows
Skin cancers / William P. Hogle -- Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma / Heather Lynn Brumbaugh -- Soft tissue sarcomas / Kellie L. Ritari -- Nonmalignant tumors / Mary Ann Robbins -- Chemoradiotherapy / Wendy H. Vogel -- Combined chemoradiation safety / Katen Moore and Martha Polovich -- Interventional radiology procedures / Diana H. Wortham -- Radioprotectants / Carrie F. Daly and Annette Lea Jones -- Radiopharmaceuticals / Susan Vogt Temple -- Stereotactic irradiation / Susan D. Bruce and Annette Martin Quinn -- Accelerated partial breast irradiation / Anita Axiak and Christine Flynn
Total body irradiation and total lymphoid irradiation / Joni Dunn and Catherine M. Comeau Lew -- Hyperthermia / Tracy K. Gosselin-Acomb -- GliaSite Radiation Therapy System / Eileen Maloney Wilensky, Marilyn L. Haas, and William P. Hogle -- Total skin electron beam therapy / Tracy K. Gosselin-Acomb -- Radiodermatitis / Sheila G. Sparks -- Pain / Karen Snow Kaiser and Micke A. Brown -- Mucositis / Mary Ellyn Witt -- Nutrition through the continuum of cancer care / Sandra L. Luthringer
Radiation-induced nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea / Constance Engelking, Rita J. Wickham, and Carmel Sauerland -- Sexuality and sexual dysfunction / Judith A. Shell -- Nursing research and clinical trials / Norissa Walter Honea -- Advanced practice nurses in radiation oncology / Colleen K. Lambertz -- Evidence-based clinical guidelines / Judith A. DePalma -- Clinical outcomes and documentation / Dianna Wellen Traylor -- Geriatic considerations in radiation oncology nursing / Sarah H. Kagan and Mary Longnecker Garrett -- Influence of complementary and alternative medicine / Georgia M. Decker.
Subject Cancer -- Radiotherapy -- Nursing.
Neoplasms -- nursing.
Radiotherapy -- nursing.
Neoplasms -- radiotherapy.
Radiotherapy -- methods.
Added Author Haas, Marilyn.
ISBN 9780323040303 hardcover alkaline paper
0323040306 hardcover alkaline paper
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