Publication Year: 2004
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Shelton, Brenda K.; Ziegfeld, Constance R.; Olsen, MiKaela M.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
This handbook gives practicing nurses a comprehensive, easily accessible reference on cancer pathophysiology, treatment modalities, types of cancer, disease- and treatment-related complications, and oncologic emergencies.
Written by nurses at one of the world’s leading cancer centers, the book presents state-of-the-art, practical information on patient management in an outline format that is quick and easy to use. It offers advice on caring for patients with the full range of cancer diagnoses in medical-surgical, primary care, and home care settings and addresses the nursing issues associated with all current treatment modalities, including biological therapies and complementary and alternative therapies.