Oncology Nursing (5th Revised edition)

Oncology Nursing (5th Revised edition)

By: Shirley E. Otto (author), Janet Fulton (author), Martha Langhorne (author)Paperback

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This classic text offers a comprehensive, yet concise and manageable overview of oncology nursing. This edition expands on the previous edition by pulling out the symptom management subjects into their own unit. Also includes over 400 multiple-choice review questions for each chapter case study to promote effective content review as well as OCN and AOCN certification preparation. 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

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  • ISBN13: 9780323041850
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 816
  • ID: 9780323041850
  • ISBN10: 032304185X
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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