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Oncology Nursing : 5th Edition - Martha Langhorne

Paperback Published: 4th April 2007
ISBN: 9780323041850
Number Of Pages: 816

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This classic text offers a comprehensive, yet concise and manageable overview of oncology nursing.

New to this edition, symptom management topics are now presented in a separate unit so you'll easily see how to effectively improve your patients' sense of wellbeing. Over 400 multiple-choice review questions complement chapter case studies to reinforce what you've learned as well as prepare you for certification exams.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive yet concise overview of oncology nursing
  • Consistent format in disease chapters for quick access and understanding of key information
  • Review questions with answers and rationales at the end of each chapter
New to this Edition
  • New chapter on Functional Status and its effect on patient outcomes
  • New chapter on Ethical Considerations for the oncology nurse
  • New chapters on Skin Integrity, Oral Mucositis, Bone Marrow Suppression
  • New chapter on Palliative Care offers information regarding providing physical and emotional comfort to dying patients and their families
  • New chapters on Patient Education and Family Caregiving for information on assisting families that provide needed health services and support outside of the healthcare setting
  • New Symptom Management unit with new chapters on Dyspnea, Sleep Disturbance, Nausea, and Hot Flashes
  • Case studies at the end of each chapter correspond with chapter content and review questions with rationales

Clinical Aspects of Cancer Diagnosis
Prevention, Screening, and Detection
Diagnosis and Staging
Clinical Management of Major Cancers
Brain and Central Nervous System Cancers
Breast Cancer
Colorectal Cancers
Gastrointestinal Cancers
Genitourinary Cancers
Gynecologic Cancers
Head and Neck Cancers
Lung Cancer
Malignant Lymphoma
Multiple Myeloma
Skin Cancers
Pediatric Cancers
Cancer Treatment Modalities
Radiation Therapy
Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant
Complications of Cancer Treatments
Cancer Clinical Trials
Cancer Care Supportive Therapies
Skin IntegrityNEW!
Bone Marrow SuppressionNEW!
Oral MucositisNEW!
Psychosocial Issues, Outcomes, and Quality of Life
Impact of Cancer on Sexuality
Functional StatusNEW!
Patient EducationNEW!
Palliative CareNEW!
Family CaregivingNEW!
Ethical ConsiderationsNEW!
Symptom ManagementNEW!
Sleep Disturbance
Hot Flashes
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ISBN: 9780323041850
ISBN-10: 032304185X
Series: Oncology Nursing
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 816
Published: 4th April 2007
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 30.6  x 3.1
Weight (kg): 1.805
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised