Advancing Oncology Nursing Science / Edition 1

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This new title provides a strong state-of-the-art assessment for cancer nursing research. Oncology nurses and other healthcare professionals will also be able to utilize this text as a foundation for developing future research directions and to break down the science for dissemination and use in everyday practice. Advancing Oncology Nursing Science also makes a significant contribution to the evidence-based-practice (EBP) agenda, synthesizng information on bodies of substantiated science that can be translated into clinical practice and health policy. Sections include foundations and priorities of oncology nursing science; advancing oncology nursing science; leading causes of cancer; current and emerging issues in oncology research; and research training and education. Also included is a section detailing selected resources for advancing oncology nursing science. From practitioners to nurse investigators, from faculty to graduate students, all manner of health professionals will want to add this title to their nursing library.
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Reviewer: Amanda L Crick, BSN (University of New Mexico Hospital)
Description: This book describes the current body of nursing research in oncology and discusses areas for future research.
Purpose: The purpose is to synthesize and analyze the current research in oncology nursing and promote evidence-based nursing practice. It is helpful to have such a concise collection of oncology nursing research. The authors meet their objectives.
Audience: Students, bedside nurses, educators, and advanced practice nurses interested in furthering the practice of oncology nursing are the intended audience. Both editors have strong research backgrounds.
Features: The book covers the evolution of oncology nursing, discusses current research, and explores priorities in future oncology nursing research. Individual chapters discuss specific types of cancer such as breast cancer and colorectal cancer. The last part of the book covers how to conduct research, find financial and professional support, and careers in nursing research. An area of particular interest is how to translate research into improving patient care.
Assessment: This is a well organized and thoughtful book. The authors insure that each chapter is complete. Several tables provide a quick glance at research specific to each topic. The appendix has wide collection of web sites of organizations, agencies, and databases related to oncology nursing, including some pediatric sites.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781890504762
  • Publisher: Oncology Nursing Society
  • Publication date: 8/1/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 524
  • Sales rank: 1,177,041
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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