By Pamela Davies MS ARNP
"This booklet presents many recommendations for discomfort administration in melanoma sufferers, together with pharmacological and nonpharmacological options,...[and] is definitely geared up and simple to navigate." ranking: ninety two, four Stars.--Doody's scientific Reviews
"Overall, [this e-book] is a complete and wide-ranging textual content that, as proclaimed at the conceal, is evidence-based and entirely referenced. Practitioners and scholars alike will locate it beneficial, and it merits a spot at the library shelf the place humans from quite a lot of backgrounds can achieve access."--International magazine of Palliative Nursing
"[This] textual content is stuffed with 'clinical pearls' according to [the authors'] large scientific adventure with powerful and useless ache administration interventions The scope of the content material during this textual content is very complete more recent content material at the influence of opioid polymorphisms, melanoma soreness emergencies, myofascial discomfort, and protracted soreness in melanoma survivors areas this article on the leading edge when it comes to state-of-the-art concerns in melanoma ache management."
Christine Miaskowski, RN, PhD, FAAN
Professor and affiliate Dean for tutorial Affairs
American melanoma Society scientific learn Professor
Sharon A. Lamb Endowed Chair in Symptom administration Research
division of Physiological Nursing
collage of California, San Francisco, CA
From the Foreword
Although the superiority of out of control melanoma discomfort is still unnecessarily excessive, study has indicated that ninety% of melanoma sufferers with discomfort may be effectively handled with usual remedies. This concise but super accomplished consultant to coping with melanoma ache will allow nurses at the entrance traces of soreness evaluation and administration to include powerful innovations into their day-by-day perform. It deals easy accessibility to present evidence-based guidance for busy nurses and nurse practitioners operating in all oncology care settings. To facilitate quickly info retrieval, the textual content is designed in a always geared up, bulleted layout with highlighted key details and instruments for review and standardized remedy. It additionally serves as a major evaluation for the ONS and HPNA certification exam.
This booklet makes a speciality of all elements of melanoma ache, together with review and screening instruments, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic remedies, present nationwide guidance for ache administration, neighborhood anesthesia thoughts, patient-controlled anesthesia, and epidural soreness administration. it is usually up-to-date info at the influence of opioid polymorphisms, melanoma soreness emergencies, myofascial ache, and protracted soreness in melanoma survivors. The booklet covers palliative care and end-of-life soreness administration, specially for sufferers who've signs that aren't controlled. details on continual discomfort stipulations corresponding to neuropathic soreness in melanoma and using adjuvant medicines for soreness regulate are integrated, in addition to targeted remedies for habit and substance abuse within the melanoma inhabitants. The textual content also presents info on handling discomfort with difficult-to-treat populations.
- Provides present, evidence-based details on all points of melanoma discomfort administration
- Includes very important new directions on utilizing a mixture of discomfort administration scales for optimum soreness evaluate and administration
- Describes interventional strategies for coping with critical discomfort occasions
- Organized for quick details retrieval