Metastatic prostate cancer: a case study wwwturner-whitecom3 oncology volume 10, part 6 possible imaging depending on disease classifica-tion these pretreatment parameters include psa. Case studies the following case studies represent interesting or challenging cases seen at the johns hopkins ovarian cancer center of excellence where permission was given, we have included testimonials of our patients. All case studies are intended to be generic so that substitutions can be made, according to your own clinical roles for example, if a case study mentions a patient with a medical condition, you can substitute the disease cancer, so that it would be appropriate for oncology nurse, or visa-versa. The journal of lancaster general hospital • fall 2006 • vol 1 - no 2 53 figure 3: mri in the axial plane shows the malignancy as an enhancing lesion in the medial aspect of the left breast.
Newman, crisis theory and cancer nursing theory case studies from oncology nursing practice also were used in the development of the model. Healthcare athome offers expert cancer care services at home such as chemotherapy at home & setting up an icu within a patient's home, along with necessary consumables, supervised by highly qualified and trained on-roll staff. Case studies ewing sarcoma case 1: this was an extremely stressful time for me since i had received several reports regarding my cancer diagnosis upon meeting. Case studies in medical-surgical nursing second edition gina m ankner rn, msn, anp-bc revisions and new cases contributed by breast cancer mrs whitney 125.
Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among women in the united states besides non-melanoma skin cancer more than one in four cancers in women are breast cancer breast cancer deaths are the second highest of other cancers among women in the united states (breastcancerorg, 2010. Case studies the internet pathology laboratory for medical education an execellent site containing numerous tutorials on a pletora of topics, such as phlebotomy, breast cancer, diabetes, ibd and many others. Cancer case studies story of maria saloniki maria saloniki can hardly remember how many times she went to the local traditional healer, how many doctors she consulted between two hospitalizations, how many words she used to describe her pain. A great source of case studies are the books by shirley otto she wrote 'oncology nursing' and a study guide to go with it the study guide has case studies and correct answers. Cases written through the stanford graduate school of business (gsb) that highlight challenges faced and innovations created by leading philanthropic institutions and individuals.
Combination chemotherapy improves survival for patients with colorectal cancer in the adjuvant and palliative settings 1,2 a quarter of patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer have liver. A nurse case manager, a physician, an anesthesiologist or phar- macist, an infusion therapist, a social worker, a physical thera- pist, a home health aide, and volunteers. In a case-based discussion, johanna bendell, md, describes a 60 year-old women with a good performance status who presents with a mass in the uncinate process of the pancreas and three liver.
This demonstration will present an interactive videodisc (ivd) case study assessment of nursing care of the immunocompromised cancer patient this module is the third part of a series of instructional ivd programs entitled nursing care of the cancer patient with compromised immunity. Diagnosis and treatment of cancer — case studies the following are overviews of some notable recent cases that exemplify our approach in all cases, we were able to identify unexpected actionable hypotheses - ideas that pointed to fda-approved therapies that an oncologist could prescribe or to clinical trials that a patient could enter. Benguet state university college of nursing la trinidad, benguet a case study on colonic carcinoma presented to the faculty of the college of nursing, benguet state university in partial fulfillment of the requirements in related learning experience 105. Advanced studies innursing 17 presentation c l, a 61-year-old attorney with a supportive family, was in good health except for diverticulosis and hypercholesterolemia.
Imaging studies and laboratory tests were negative, but lumbar puncture revealed the cause of this patient's unexplained neurologic symptoms. Malignant melanoma is the fastest-growing and 7th most frequent cancer in the united states (swetter, 2003) its incidence has tripled among caucasians over the last 40 years (pockaj et al, 2003. In this tx reporter, jon d herrington, pharmd, bcps, bcop, presents the case of a 58-year-old woman with metastatic breast cancer who is treated with bevacizumab plus paclitaxel. I am sorry to revive an old thread but every time i search online for examples of nursing case studies this thread is the first to pop up some nursing students a year behind me wanted some help and i always have to look through a few web pages before i find the one i am looking for.
Case studies product sampler preface preface thomson delmar learning's case study series was created to encourage nurses to bridge the gap between content knowledge and clinical application. Patient advocacy, as stated in the australian nursing and midwifery council (anmc) code of ethics for nurses in australia, is the obligation of the nurses to question nursing care which they may regard as potentially unethical or illegal (anmc, 2008. Case study: palliative care referral for advanced breast cancer challenge an advanced breast care nurse routinely assesses a patients newly diagnosed with advanced breast cancer. Case history: mr russell halbert was a 58-year-old male with a one hundred pack year history of smoking, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd) about two years ago patient noted a silvery patch on his tongue but did not immediately seek medical attention.