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    edited by Connie Henke Yarbro, MS, RN, FAAN, Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, ... Show More MU Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, Columbia, Missouri, Editor, Seminars in Oncology Nursing, Destin, Florida, Debra Wujcik, PhD, RN, FAAN, AOCN, Oncology Consultant, Franklin, Tennessee, Barbara Holmes Gobel, MS, RN, AOCN, Associate Chief Nurse Executive, Director of Professional Practice and Development, Magnet Program Director, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, Adjunct Faculty, Rush University College of Nursing, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.
    Summary: "Cancer Nursing: Principles and Practice, Eighth Edition continues as the gold standard in oncology nursing. With contributions from the foremost experts in the field, it has remained the definitive reference on the rapidly changing science and practice of oncology nursing for more than 25 years. Completely updated and revised to reflect the latest research and developments in the care of patients with cancer, the Eighth Edition includes new chapters on the biology of cancer, sleep disorders, and palliative care across the cancer continuum.The Eighth Edition also includes significant updates to the basic science chapters to reflect recent increases in scientific knowledge, especially relating to genes and cancer. Also heavily revised are the sections devoted to the dynamics of cancer prevention, detection, and diagnosis, as well as treatment, oncologic emergencies, end of life care, and professional and legal issues for oncology nurses. In addition, it provides extensive and current information on breast cancer, including two separate chapters on early stage breast cancer and metastatic breast cancer, and careful attention to survivorship issues." [Jones & Bartlett Learning].

    pt. I: The cancer problem
    pt. II: Prevention, detection, and diagnosis
    pt. III: Treatment
    pt. IV: Cancer symptom management
    pt. V: Oncologic emergencies
    pt. VI: The care of individuals with specific cancers
    pt. VII: Dimensions of cancer survivorship
    pt. VIII: Palliative and end of life
    pt. IX: Professional issues for the cancer nurse.
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