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ISBN: 9780323041850
Page Count: 816
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $98.95

Oncology Nursing, 5th Edition

by Martha Langhorne, MSN, RN, FNP, AOCN, Janet Fulton, PhD, RN and Shirley E. Otto, MSN, CRNI, AOCN


ISBN: 9780323041850
Page Count: 816
Imprint: Mosby
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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
  • Unit I. Clinical Aspects of Cancer Diagnosis

    1. Pathophysiology

    2. Genetics

    3. Epidemiology

    4. Prevention, Screening, and Detection

    5. Diagnosis and Staging

    Unit II. Clinical Management of Major Cancers

    6. Brain and Central Nervous System Cancers

    7. Breast Cancer

    8. Colorectal Cancers

    9. Gastrointestinal Cancers

    10. Genitourinary Cancers

    11. Gynecologic Cancers

    12. Head and Neck Cancers

    13. Leukemia

    14. Lung Cancer

    15. Malignant Lymphoma

    16. Multiple Myeloma

    17. Skin Cancers

    18. Pediatric Cancers

    Unit III. Cancer Treatment Modalities

    19. Surgery

    20. Radiation Therapy

    21. Chemotherapy

    22. Biotherapy

    23. Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant

    24. Complications of Cancer Treatments

    25. Cancer Clinical Trials

    Unit IV. Cancer Care Supportive Therapies

    26. Nutrition

    27. Skin Integrity—NEW!

    28. Bone Marrow Suppression—NEW!

    29. Oral Mucositis—NEW!

    30. Psychosocial Issues, Outcomes, and Quality of Life

    31. Impact of Cancer on Sexuality

    32. 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. Fatigue

    38. Dyspnea

    39. Pain

    40. Sleep Disturbance

    41. Nausea

    42. Hot Flashes
  • Martha Langhorne, MSN, RN, FNP, AOCN, Nurse Practitioner, Binghamton Gastroenterology, Binghamton, New York; Advanced Practice Nurse,
    Oncology/Nursing Education and Research, United Health Services Hospitals, Johnson City, New York., Janet Fulton, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana and 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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