Oncology Nursing Clinical Reference

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2004 - Medical - 507 pages
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Designed to keep pace with the many demands and challenges placed upon the oncology and medical-surgical nurse, this handy resource contains "must-know" oncology information in a quick access format. Using a symptom-management approach to oncology nursing, this easy-to-use reference features succinct coverage of common types of cancer, including a chapter on pediatric cancers. The drug information section of the book and appendix features content from the Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2004.

  • Practical, clinical information provided in a concise outline format.
  • Clear, consistent organization makes information easy to find.
  • Topics are listed at the beginning of each chapter with corresponding book pages numbers to facilitate ease of use.
  • Written by an experienced practitioner and author.
  • Oncologic Emergencies chapter details 12 different emergencies.
  • Covers important end-of-life and psychosocial issues with chapters on Hospice & Palliative Care and Grief & Bereavement Issues.
  • Includes chapters on support therapies such as Complementary, Alternative, & Herbal Medicine, Hormonal Therapy, and Nutrition.
  • Symptom Management chapter helps practitioners identify and share important comfort information with patients.
  • Appendix includes the most commonly prescribed chemotherapeutic agents and pain medications for cancer patients.
  • Spiral binding allows easy carrying and reference while in a clinical setting.
 

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