The tumor is treated with radiation only.
The tumor is treated with chemotherapy only.
The tumor is left alone unless symptoms are present.
The tumor is removed. involving the least possible amount of tissue.
Provide emotional support
Provide nutritional support
Provide pain control
Prepare the client’s will
Histologic type of disease. initial platelet count. and type of treatment
Type of treatment and client’s sex
Histologic type of disease. initial WBC count. and client’s age at diagnosis
Progression of illness. WBC at the time of diagnosis. and client’s age at the time of diagnosis.
Bone deformities. spherocytosis. and infection.
Anemia. infection. and bleeding tendencies
Lymphocytopoiesis. growth delays. and hirsutism
Polycythemia. decreased clotting time. and infection.
Increased activity level
Headache and vomiting.
Restlessness and tachycardia
Hypervigilant and anxious behavior
Increased heart rate and decreased blood pressure.
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Acute myelogenous leukemia
A 20-year-old Asian woman
A 30-year-old White man
A 50-year-old Hispanic woman
A 60-year-old African-American man
Liver function studies
Complete blood count (CBC)
Peripheral blood smear
Diphtheria and tetanus and pertussis (DPT) vaccine.
Hepatitis B vaccine
Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccines (Hib)
Oral poliovirus vaccine (OPV)