Oncology Nursing, 5E

Oncology Nursing, 5E

  • Publish Date: 2007-04-18
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Martha Langhorne MSN RN FNP AOCN Janet Fulton PhD RN Shirley E. Otto MSN CRNI AOCN
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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.

  • Comprehensive yet concise overview of oncology nursing
  • Consistent format in disease chapters for quick access and understanding of key information
  • Review questions with answers and rationales at the end of each chapter
  • New chapter on Functional Status and its effect on patient outcomes
  • New chapter on Ethical Considerations for the oncology nurse
  • New chapters on Skin Integrity, Oral Mucositis, Bone Marrow Suppression
  • New chapter on Palliative Care offers information regarding providing physical and emotional comfort to dying patients and their families
  • New chapters on Patient Education and Family Caregiving for information on assisting families that provide needed health services and support outside of the healthcare setting
  • New Symptom Management unit with new chapters on Dyspnea, Sleep Disturbance, Nausea, and Hot Flashes
  • Case studies at the end of each chapter correspond with chapter content and review questions with rationales

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