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By Cynthia C. Chernecky, PhD, RN, CNS, AOCN, FAAN and Kathleen Murphy-Ende, RN, PhD, AOCNP
624 pagesTrim Size 6 1/2 X 9 1/4 inCopyright 2009$112.00, Paperback, Reference
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As the likely first responder in an emergency, you need quick access to essential information on the potential complications of many different cancer types and treatments. The new edition of this trusted resource provides up-to-date information on the pathophysiology, complications, risks, treatment approaches, prognosis, assessment findings, and nursing and medical interventions for a wide range of cancers. It also offers valuable information to help you fulfill your role as care coordinator and patient advocate, including client education guidelines, discharge procedures, and strategies for helping the client and family deal with the impact of the disease’s progression.
"This useful book is succinct and to the point…This edition is a valuable resource for nurses specialising in acute cancer care. It is useful for students as some chapters are relevant to non-cancer situations." Nursing Standard, August 2009
By Cynthia C. Chernecky, PhD, RN, CNS, AOCN, FAAN, Professor, Department of Physiological and Technological Nursing, School of Nursing, Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA and Kathleen Murphy-Ende, RN, PhD, AOCNP, Pain & Pediatric palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, University of Wisconsin, School of Nursing, Madison, WI