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Oncology Nursing

By Martha Langhorne, Janet Fulton, Shirley E. Otto

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Format: Paperback, 816 pages, 5th Revised edition Edition
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 01 April 2007
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.

Table of Contents

Unit I. Clinical Aspects of Cancer Diagnosis1. Pathophysiology2. Genetics3. Epidemiology4. Prevention, Screening, and Detection5. Diagnosis and StagingUnit II. Clinical Management of Major Cancers6. Brain and Central Nervous System Cancers7. Breast Cancer8. Colorectal Cancers9. Gastrointestinal Cancers10. Genitourinary Cancers11. Gynecologic Cancers12. Head and Neck Cancers13. Leukemia14. Lung Cancer15. Malignant Lymphoma16. Multiple Myeloma17. Skin Cancers18. Pediatric CancersUnit III. Cancer Treatment Modalities19. Surgery20. Radiation Therapy21. Chemotherapy22. Biotherapy23. Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant24. Complications of Cancer Treatments25. Cancer Clinical TrialsUnit IV. Cancer Care Supportive Therapies26. Nutrition27. Skin Integrity-NEW!28. Bone Marrow Suppression-NEW!29. Oral Mucositis-NEW!30. Psychosocial Issues, Outcomes, and Quality of Life31. Impact of Cancer on Sexuality32. Functional Status-NEW!33. Patient Education-NEW!34. Palliative Care-NEW!35. Family Caregiving-NEW!36. Ethical Considerations-NEW!Unit V. Symptom Management-NEW!37. Fatigue38. Dyspnea39. Pain40. Sleep Disturbance41. Nausea42. Hot Flashes

EAN: 9780323041850
ISBN: 032304185X
Publisher: Mosby Elsevier Health Science
Dimensions: 23.4 x 30.6 x 3.1 centimetres (1.77 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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Great oncology text for any beginning nurse or student. Also good for practicing nurses to brush up knowledge & enhance current foundations in cancer nursing. Well laid out and written, easy to read and packed with case studies and review questions to help recall what you have read. Good one to have in the reference library,.

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