Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing / Edition 4
  • Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing / Edition 4
  • Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing / Edition 4

Core Curriculum for Oncology Nursing / Edition 4

by ONS, Karen N. Taoka, Joanne K. Itano
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721603572

ISBN-13: 9780721603575

Pub. Date: 03/10/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Published in collaboration with the ONS, this text is the definitive source for concepts and practices in oncology nursing and can be used for orientation of nurses to oncology, inservice and continuing education programs for practicing nurses, a basis for curriculum development in graduate programs, and as a review tool for certification. Based on the blueprint of…  See more details below

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Published in collaboration with the ONS, this text is the definitive source for concepts and practices in oncology nursing and can be used for orientation of nurses to oncology, inservice and continuing education programs for practicing nurses, a basis for curriculum development in graduate programs, and as a review tool for certification. Based on the blueprint of the certification examination by the ONCC (Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation), the book is in outline format to help readers focus on the most important information. Instructor resources available; contact your sales representative for details.

  • Covers the entire scope of the specialty ensuring comprehensive coverage
  • Outline format helps the reader focus on the most important information
  • Effective guide for teaching and learning for in-service, continuing education, and academic programs
  • Powerful study tool for the ONCC certification exam
  • Tables and figures illustrate complex concepts
  • *Entirely revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the current state of oncology nursing practice.
    *Expanded pain management content.
    *New content on nonpharmacologic interventions (e.g. heat massage, imagery).
    *New content on alternative therapies.

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    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780721603575
    Publisher:
    Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date:
    03/10/2005
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    992
    Product dimensions:
    7.22(w) x 10.24(h) x 1.18(d)

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    Table of Contents

    1Comfort3
    2Coping : psychosocial issues29
    3Coping : altered body image and alopecia53
    4Coping : cultural issues59
    5Coping : survivorship issues and financial concerns80
    6Sexuality89
    7Supportive care : dying and death102
    8Supportive care : rehabilitation and resources127
    9Supportive care : support therapies and procedures137
    10Supportive care : pharmacologic interventions161
    11Supportive care : nonpharmacologic interventions230
    12Alterations in mobility, skin integrity, and neurologic status245
    13Myelosuppression259
    14Alterations in nutrition277
    15Alterations in elimination318
    16Alterations in ventilation347
    17Alterations in circulation364
    18Metabolic emergencies383
    19Structural emergencies422
    20Biology of cancer and carcinogenesis443
    21Immunology465
    22Genetics476
    23Nursing care of the client with breast cancer492
    24Nursing care of the client with lung cancer512
    25Nursing care of the client with cancers of the gastrointestinal tract524
    26Nursing care of the client with cancers of the reproductive system555
    27Nursing care of the client with cancers of the urinary system584
    28Nursing care of the client with skin cancer615
    29Nursing care of the client with head and neck cancer624
    30Nursing care of the client with cancers of the neurologic system656
    31Nursing care of the client with leukemia676
    32Nursing care of the client with lymphoma or multiple myeloma689
    33Nursing care of the client with bone and soft tissue cancers701
    34Nursing care of the client with HIV-related cancers716
    35Nursing implications of surgical treatment736
    36Nursing implications of radiation therapy748
    37Nursing implications of biotherapy and molecular targeted therapy763
    38Nursing implications of antineoplastic therapy785
    39Principles of preparation, administration, and disposal of hazardous drugs802
    40Nursing implications of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation809
    41Complementary and alternative medicines828
    42Epidemiology and prevention of cancer839
    43Early detection of cancer861
    44Application of the Statement on the scope and standards of oncology nursing practice and evidence-based practice877
    45The education process893
    46Legal issues influencing cancer care899
    47Selected ethical issues in cancer care909
    48Cancer economics and health care reform921
    49Professional issues in cancer care933

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