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Oncology Nursing

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.

Paperback, 816 Pages

Published: April 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04185-0


  • 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


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