Mosby's Oncology Nursing Advisor: A Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Practice - CLEARANCE ITEM

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Catalog No.: N20023-CL1
Publisher/Vendor: Elsevier (Mosby)
Author: Susan Newton, RN, MS, AOCN, AOCNS, Margie Hickey, RN, MSN, MS, OCN, CORLN and Joyce Marrs, RN, MS, C
Pages: 560
Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 inches
Format: Softcover Book
Mosby's Oncology Nursing Advisor (N20023-CL1)

Original description from the release of this edition:

Like getting 7 books in 1, Mosby's Oncology Nursing Advisor, 1st Edition provides quick access to information on a wide range of cancer topics, including types of cancer, treatment options, symptom management, palliative care, and patient teaching. Its layout and straightforward coverage make it ideal for use in any clinical setting, offering guidance to help you provide oncology nursing care.

Key Features

  • Detailed descriptions of over 50 major cancer types provide essential information on incidence, etiology and risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnostic workup, histology, staging, treatment, prognosis, and prevention.
  • Coverage of cancer management principles outlines a wide range of treatment and pharmacologic modalities, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormonal therapy, biological response modifiers, and complementary and alternative therapies.
  • Symptom management guidelines provide overage of pathophysiology, assessment tools, lab and diagnostic tests, differential diagnoses, interventions, follow up care, and resources for over 30 common symptoms associated with cancer and cancer treatments.
  • Information on many oncologic emergencies and emergent issues prepares you to respond quickly to structural, metabolic, and hematologic emergencies.
  • Patient teaching resources include more than 25 reproducible patient teaching handouts.
  • An entire section on palliative care and end-of-life issues offers guidelines for dealing with topics related to hospice care, communication in palliative care, the final hours of the cancer patient, ethical considerations, and loss, grief, and bereavement.
  • Serves as a study tool for the oncology nursing certification exam.