From the team that has brought you the Putting Evidence Into Practice (PEP) resources since 2006 comes the first-ever pocket-sized book containing everything you need to immediately improve patient care. Featuring the latest evidence on 19 symptom management topics, this book provides a quick-reference guide to help clinicians identify which interventions have demonstrated effectiveness against the following symptoms and side effects.
The book is an essential tool for ensuring quality care of patients with cancer and was designed for easy carrying and referencing during your day-to-day direct patient care. Each chapter outlines the nature, incidence, and impact of the symptom for patients with cancer; factors that create the highest risk; key aspects of assessment and identification of some assessment tools; intervention evidence; and suggestions for application in practice. Get the most current evidence-based information on common cancer symptoms and treatment side effects in this new, easy-to-carry guide.