N

Nail problems, 233 Nalbuphrine, 200 National Coalition for Cancer

Survivorship (NCCS), 117 National Organization for Social Security Claimant's Representatives (NOSSCR), 266

Nausea, 213-215 anesthesia and, 241 Relief Band, 215

stem cell transplantation and, 416 Neupogen, 196

Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), 17

Neuropsychological testing,

303-304 Neutropenia, 14 Neutrophils, 14 NO CODE orders, 427 Nosebleeds, 2 Numby Stuff, 47, 205 for IV lines, 58-59 Nurse practitioners, 108 Nurses befriending hospital staff,

128-129 communication with, 113 hospice nurses, 425-426 in hospitals, 108 oncology nurses, 3 Nutrashake, 284 Nutrition, 234, 269-272 appetite, loss of, 269-270 aversions, 280 balanced diet, 272-274 calorie-boosting guidelines, 278 commercial supplements,

283-284 cravings, 280 enjoyment of mealtime,

276-277 enteral nutrition, 286 finicky eaters, appealing to,

275-276 lactose intolerance, 271 protein, serving, 277 resources for, 488 snacks, nutritious, 278-279 stem cell transplantation and,

415-416 suggestions from parents,

282-283 survivorship and, 375 total parenteral nutrition

(TPN), 285-287 tube feedings, 285-287 Nutritionists, information from, 279-280

OHI (other health impairment), 305

Oncologists, locating, 109-110 Oncology nurses, 3 Oncovin. See Vincristine Ondansetron, 198, 199 125-Plan, 268

Online resources, 478

acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) treatment options, 26-27

acute myeloid leukemia (AML), treatment options for, 32 for alternative treatments, 207 Americans with Disabilities Act

Web sites, 379 for art therapy, 168 assent policy, 76 Captain Chemo, 173 child life programs, finding, 41 CHIPS plan, 381 clinical trial process, 70 COBRA fact sheet, 381 for dance therapy, 168 dental abnormalities, 372 electromagnetic fields (EMFs), information on, 17 for family counselors, 165 FCC web site, 17-18 free medicine programs,

266-267 general medical resources,

483-484

for hair loss, 211 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, 381 hospital resource rooms, 161 hypnosis practitioners, 45 informed consent policy, 76 for IV infusion ball, 137 for music therapy, 168 PDQ information on treatments, 389 special education information, 300

stem cell transplantation,

484-485

support groups, 157-158, 486 transplant centers, finding, 402 Organizations air services, free, 472-474 bereavement organizations, 475 emotional support organizations, 466-468 financial assistance organizations, 470-471 information-providing organizations, 464-466 insurance help organizations, 471

service organizations, 463-464 wish fulfillment organizations, 474-475

Overindulgence problems,

347-348 Overprotecting child, 348 Oxycodone, 204 Oxycotin, 204

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