Pediatric Oncology Nursing: Advanced Clinical Handbook
ISBN/ASIN: 9783540408512,9783540267843 | 2005 | English | pdf | 450 p. 43 illus.Show next edition/455 pages | 4.82 Mb
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg | Author: Deborah Tomlinson (auth.), Deborah Tomlinson MN, RSCN, RGN, Nancy E. Kline PhD, RN, CPNP, FAAN (eds.)
This comprehensive clinical handbook for nurses in pediatric hematology/oncology, authored by nurse experts from the United Kingdom and North America, contains in-depth information regarding pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, advanced assessment, and interventions. The book is divided into 5 sections: pediatric cancers, hematologic disorders, treatment of childhood cancer, side effects of treatment and disease, and supportive and palliative care. It is organized in a user-friendly format with quick reference guides for the nurse. With the ongoing, challenging developments faced during the clinical nursing care of children with cancer, this handbook will provide an indispensable tool for those working in this speciality.