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Oncology Nursing Clinical Reference


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.

Table of Contents

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Key Features

    • 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.

Author Information

    By Shirley E. Otto, MSN, CRNI, AOCN, Consultant, Formerly Clinical Nurse Specialist, Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus, Wichita, KS

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Oncology Nursing Clinical Reference
  • Spiral Bound
  • Reference
  • 528 Pages
  • Trim Size: 4 1/3 X 7 3/8 in
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-02517-1
  • Copyright: 2004