Nursing Care of the Child with Cancer

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Genevieve V. Foley, Dianne Fochtman, Kathleen Hardin Mooney
W.B. Saunders, 1993 - Cancer in children - 533 pages
Content specific to cancer in adolescents has been interspersed into this edition, highlighting the differences in child and adolescent cancer and treatment. In addition to discussing common and rare diseases chapter-by-chapter, this text addresses professional practice issues such as interdisciplinary collaboration, research, and ethics, as well. Actual case studies and accompanying patient photographs highlight the personal approach that is needed in child and adolescent cancer nursing.

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Contents

History Issues and Trends
1
Biologic Basis of Childhood Cancer
25
Nursing Implications of Diagnostic and Staging
56
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Childhood Leukemias
Ching-Hon Pui
Limited preview - 1999

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