2013 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Dec 19, 2012 - Medical - 1400 pages
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Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. Written especially for nurses caring for patients with cancer, the 2013 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook uniquely expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation. Updated annually, this essential reference provides valuable information on effective symptom management, patient education, and chemotherapy administration. Completely revised and updated, the 2013 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook includes: * New drug entries and revisions * Specific drugs described in terms of their mechanism of action, metabolism, drug interactions, laboratory effects/interference, and special considerations * The most important and common drug side effects * Greater discussion of fundamentals of malignant transformation, new molecular targets, and drugs in the pipeline

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