The first new edition published since 2006, the latest version of the Clinical Manual for the Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse has been updated and revised to reflect the tremendous changes occurring in oncology practice. This new third edition features 163 chapters—including 12 new to this edition—and over 1,400 pages filled with the type of comprehensive (and concise) information you have come to expect from leading experts in the field of oncology nursing.
As with previous editions, the third edition of the Clinical Manual for the Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse offers you a quick reference guide to the clinical challenges that often arise in the patient with cancer. Each section provides you with key information on symptoms and side effects—both chronic and acute—as well as current treatment strategies.
Updated sections feature head and neck, integument, respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, lymph, hematologic, and more. In addition, revised tables and figures highlight relevant content, and extensive appendices shed light on concepts discussed throughout the book. You’ll also discover that the easy-to-follow outline format places the information that you need at your fingertips for quick reference in your busy practice setting.
"I have used this book in my practice and find it very helpful with finding explanations and indications for practice. Because of the changes in oncology care, this edition is welcome with its current information."
-- Celeste Taylor-Ryman, BSN, CPON (University of New Mexico Hospital)
"This book offers a guide and reference to assist those APNs working in oncology when they encounter other health conditions along with the patient's cancer diagnosis. Management of these ailments can be overwhelming, and concise, accurate information such as what this book offers is very helpful in determining the appropriate course of action."
-- Lea Hall, RN, MSN, FNP-C (Indiana State University) Doody's Review - previous edition