Mosby's Oncology Nursing Advisor : A Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Practice, Paperback / softback Book

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Find oncology information fast with this concise, all-in-one clinical reference!

Mosby's Oncology Nursing Advisor, 3rd Edition uses a streamlined format to provide quick access to the most essential information on oncology nursing care.

Evidence-based guidelines include topics such as the major cancers, principles of cancer management, and principles of symptom management, as well as oncologic emergencies, palliative care, and nursing practice considerations.

This edition includes new information on cancer treatments, genetic risk, chemotherapy guidelines, and more.

Written by a team of oncology nursing experts led by Susan Maloney-Newton, this book is ideal for use in any oncology nursing setting. Detailed descriptions of more than 50 major cancer types provide essential information on incidence, etiology and risk factors, signs and symptoms, diagnostic workup, histology, staging, treatment, prognosis, and prevention. Coverage of cancer management principles outlines a wide range of treatment and pharmacologic modalities, including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, hormonal therapy, immunotherapy, and complementary and alternative therapies. Symptom management guidelines offer in-depth coverage of pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, assessment tools, lab and diagnostic tests, differential diagnoses, interventions, patient education, follow up care, and resources for more than 30 common symptoms associated with cancer and cancer treatments. Essential information on oncologic emergencies and emergent issues prepares readers to respond quickly to structural, urologic, metabolic, and hematologic emergencies. Section on palliative care and end-of-life issues offers helpful guidelines for dealing with topics related to survivorship, palliative care, the final hours of the cancer patient, and loss, grief, and bereavement. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest evidence-based information, including cancer biology, cancer treatment modalities, the latest chemotherapy guidelines, and a stronger emphasis on oral agents. NEW! New content addresses the concept of "previvorship," the concept of coping with a documented genetically linked high cancer risk. NEW! Enhanced content on health disparities, diversity and inclusion, and transgender considerations equips oncology nurses with essential information to promote health equity. NEW! Key recommendations of the 2020-2030 Future of Nursing Report are integrated into the Nursing Practice Considerations section. NEW! Content on the impact of the COVID pandemic includes delayed diagnosis and treatment and the impact of COVID sequelae on the health of patients with cancer. NEW! Added content on palliative care is included in an expanded Pain chapter. NEW! Full-color design and additional illustrations make it easier to use the book and to understand concepts. NEW! Pulmonary Symptoms chapter now includes cough, dyspnea, and pleural effusion content.

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