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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.
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
Head and Neck Cancers
Cancer Treatment Modalities
Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant
Complications of Cancer Treatments
Cancer Clinical Trials
Cancer Care Supportive Therapies
Bone Marrow SuppressionNEW!
Psychosocial Issues, Outcomes, and Quality of Life
Impact of Cancer on Sexuality
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ISBN: 9780323041850 ISBN-10: 032304185X Series: Oncology Nursing Audience:
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 816 Published: 4th April 2007 Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 30.6
Weight (kg): 1.805
Edition Number: 5 Edition Type: Revised