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Haematology nursing [electronic resource] / [edited by] Marvelle Brown, Tracey J. Cutler.

Publication:
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
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Book
1 online resource (337 pages.)
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Subjects:
Blood -- Diseases -- Nursing.
Hematology.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Haematology Nursing is a comprehensive handbook, with a nursing focus, on the care and management of patients with haematological disorders. Divided into four sections, the first provides an introduction to haematology, looking at haemopoiesis, immunology and genetics. Section Two covers non-malignant haematology, including anaemia, haemoglobinopathies and haemochromatosis. Section Three explores the pathophysiology, care and management of myeloproliferative and lymphoproliferative disorders, including leukaemia, myeloma, and lymphoma. The final section provides information on vario
Contents:
Haematology Nursing; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Section 1 Introduction to haematology; 1 Understanding haemopoiesis; 2 Immunology; 3 Genes and haematology; 4 The cell; Section 2 Non-malignant haematology; 5 Aplastic anaemia: pathophysiology, care and management; 6 Nutritional anaemia: pathophysiology, care and management; 7 Acquired haemolytic anaemia: pathophysiology, care and management; 8 Inherited haemolytic anaemia: pathophysiology, care and management; 9 Sickle cell disease and thalassaemia: pathophysiology, care and management
10 Haemochromatosis: pathophysiology, care and managementSection 3 Myeloproliferative and lymphoproliferative disorders; 11 Polycythaemia: pathophysiology, care and management; 12 The myelodysplastic syndromes: pathophysiology, care and management; 13 Acute leukaemia: pathophysiology, care and management; 14 Chronic leukaemia: pathophysiology, care and management; 15 Multiple myeloma: pathophysiology, care and management; 16 Lymphoma: pathophysiology, care and management; Section 4 Nursing care interventions; 17 Blood transfusion; 18 Venous access devices
19 Chemotherapy and monoclonal antibodies20 Haemopoietic stem cell transplant; 21 Palliative care in haematology; Glossary of terms; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Brown, Marvelle.
Cutler, Tracey J.
ISBN:
1-118-27612-4
1-118-70294-8
1-280-58622-2
9786613616050
1-118-27611-6
OCLC:
778551924