Oncology Nursing, 5th Edition

Authors :
Martha Langhorne & Janet Fulton & Shirley E. Otto
Date of Publication: 05/2007
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' sens ...view more
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.
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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.

New to this edition
  • 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

Key Features
  • 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

Author Information
By Martha Langhorne, MSN, RN, FNP, AOCN, Nurse Practitioner, United Health Services Hospitals, Gastroenterology, Binghamton, New York ; Janet Fulton, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, ANEF, FCNS, FAAN, Center for Academic Affairs, Science of Nursing Care; Centennial Endowed Professor, Innovations in Nursing Education, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana and Shirley E. Otto, MSN, CRNI, AOCN, Consultant, Formerly Clinical Nurse Specialist, Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus, Wichita, KS