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Nurse-led Management of Colorectal Cancer (eBook)

£24.95

Nurse Expert

Authors: Chris Wakeman; Jennie Burch; Beth Dunstan; Tim Eglinton; Frank FrizelleJacquelyn HutchingsAndrew Ing; Ian Jenkins; Kim McFarlane; Jennifer Roberts; Emile Tan; Paris Tekkis;  Stephen Wright;

The first in our new Nurse Expert series, Nurse-led Management of Colorectal Cancer will provide a timely guide to the increasingly important role of the nurse in managing patients with colorectal cancer as part of an effective multidisciplinary team.

Nurse-led Management of Colorectal Cancer  is presented in full-colour and highly illustrated throughout, with a helpful Key Point Summary at the end of each chapter for easy reference.

Written by a range of healthcare professionals working to support patients with colorectal cancer as part of a multidisciplinary team, this handy pocket reference will be an invaluable resource for both the nurse specialist and nurses in training.

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CONTENTS

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHIES   

PREFACE                                          

CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION TO BOWEL CANCER

  • Epidemiology
  • Diagnosis
  • Staging
  • Management
  • Chemotherapy
  • Key points summary
  • References

CHAPTER 2: THE ROLE OF THE NURSE IN COLORECTAL CANCER MANAGEMENT

  • Introduction
  • Functions of Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) in Cancer Care
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs)
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) roles
  • Colorectal Nurse Specialist (CNS)
  • Patient liaison and coordination of care
  • Role of the colorectal nurse coordinator
  • Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) responsibilities
  • The role of colorectal nurses in a Multidisciplinary Team (MDT)
  • Patient education
  • Patient’s initial surgical consultation
  • The key role of the clinical nurse specialist (CNS) in initial surgical consultation
  • Patient assessment
  • Supportive care
  • Alleviating anxiety of patients
  • Pain management
  • Psychological care of terminally ill patients
  • General nursing care
  • Key point summary
  • References

CHAPTER 3: PRINCIPLES AND APPLICATION OF ENHANCED RECOVERY       

  • Introduction
  • Principles of Enhanced Recovery
  • What is Enhanced Recovery?
  • Pre-operative elements of Enhanced Recovery
  • Pre-assessment counselling
  • Pre-operative optimisation
  • Peri-operative antimicrobials
  • Prevention of nausea and vomiting
  • Use of short acting anaesthetics
  • Use of epidural anaesthesia and analgesia
  • Post-operative elements of Enhanced Recovery
  • Audit
  • Successful application of Enhanced Recovery
  • Conclusions
  • Key points summary
  • References

CHAPTER 4 – NURSE-LED STOMA MANAGEMENT

  • Introduction
  • Perioperative surgical care
  • Preoperative assessment
  • Postoperative stoma assessment
  • Choosing the right pouch
  • Stoma care
  • Role of the nurse in stoma care
  • Key point summary
  • References

CHAPTER 5: REQUIREMENTS OF AN EFFECTIVE NURSE-LED COLORECTAL CLINIC

  • Introduction
  • Functions of a Nurse-led Colorectal Clinic
  • Services provided at nurse-led colorectal clinic
  • Criteria for Access to the Clinic
  • Follow-up
  • Exclusion criteria
  • Protocols for clinical assessment, referrals and follow-up
  • Requirements for an effective nurse-led colorectal clinic
  • Advantages of nurse-led colorectal clinic
  • Evidence for successful nurse-led colorectal clinics
  • Key points summary
  • References

CHAPTER 6: THE NURSE’S ROLE IN CHEMOTHERAPY

  • Introduction to cancer chemotherapy
  • Types of chemotherapy
  • Role of the oncology nurse in chemotherapy
  • Specialise roles of the oncology nurse in chemotherapy
  • Pre-treatment patient assessment clinics
  • Nurse-led adjuvant oral chemotherapy clinic
  • Chemotherapy administration and medication management
  • Steps before chemotherapy administration
  • Chemotherapy drug administration
  • Steps after chemotherapy administration
    Drugs Used in Chemotherapy of colorectal carcinoma and Their Side Effects
  • Combination chemotherapy
  • Nursing management of common side effects of chemotherapeutic drugs
  • Key points summary
  • References

CHAPTER 7: THE NURSE’S ROLE IN PALLIATIVE CARE

  • Introduction to palliative care in cancer
  • Provision of palliative care
  • Goals of palliative care
  • Components of palliative care
  • Principles of palliative care
  • Main symptoms of terminal cancer patients
  • Palliative care in colorectal cancer
  • Palliative treatment options in advanced colorectal cancer…
  • Role of nurse in palliative care in colorectal cancer
  • Improving care at the end of life
  • Improved quality of life and quality of dying for patients
  • Comprehensive palliative care
  • Pain management
  • Assessment of individual patients’ needs, provision of information and support, symptom control
  • Patient education
  • Family support
  • Key points summary
  • References

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