Edition: 
Fourth

Manual for Radiation Oncology Nursing Practice and Education (Fourth Edition)

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This fourth edition features expanded coverage on issues in radiation oncology nursing such as patient education, assessment, symptom management, documentation, radiation protection, and quality improvement. You'll also find included sections on evidence-based practice, new technology, pediatrics, palliative care, and more.

With many nurses entering the specialty of radiation oncology, this edition provides specific guidelines for the education of nurses new to radiation oncology and for the practice of quality radiation oncology nursing care. Manual for Radiation Oncology Nursing Practice and Education (Fourth Edition) also provides you with valuable tools to articulate the role of the radiation oncology nurse, justify nursing staff positions in the department of radiation oncology, and evaluate radiation oncology nurses' performance.

Member Price: $84.00Nonmember Price: $114.00
ISBN: 
978-1-935864-12-7
Published By: 
Oncology Nursing Society
Publication Date: 
2012
Pages: 
425

Chapters

Sections 4-5 - General Symptom Management; Site-Specific Management

Ryan R. Iwamoto
Marilyn L. Haas
Tracy K. Gosselin
Section 4 details general symptom management, including patient and family education, fatigue, skin reactions, pain, distress/coping, sexual dysfunction, and nutritional issues. Section 5 offers information on site-specific management, including brain...