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ISBN: 
9781635930160
Cancer and its treatments have far-reaching and long-lasting effects on quality of life, and no more so than in the area of sexuality and sexual functioning. The successful treatment of cancer often leaves survivors with an enhanced appreciation of life and the love they have in their lives....
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Meghan Routt
Lisa Parks
ISBN: 
9781635930146
Over the past decade, medical advances have reshaped nursing’s approach to patients with cancer, redefining care settings and allowing for more aggressive treatments. As a result, patients with cancer often require additional time in an intensive care unit after treatment. As care for these...
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Suzanne M. Mahon
ISBN: 
9781635930061

A diagnosis of breast cancer can shake a person to the core. With the overwhelming litany of tests, treatment options, and decisions, patients need knowledgeable, skilled professionals to guide them along the trajectory of care. Taking a holistic approach to the entire breast care experience,...

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Nancy Jo Bush
Linda M. Gorman
ISBN: 
9781635930030

Since the publication of the first edition of this book in 1998, awareness of the importance of attending to the psychosocial needs of patients with cancer has grown continually. Along with the physical hardships of the disease, its treatment and aftermath require ongoing psychosocial support....

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Martha Polovich
MiKaela Olsen
ISBN: 
9781635930054

As an oncology nurse, you have a daily responsibility for preparing and administering drugs used in the treatment of cancer. These hazardous drugs can alter DNA or affect other intracellular processes that interfere with cancer cell growth. For patients with cancer, the benefits of treatment...

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Mary Magee Gullatte
ISBN: 
9781635930047

In today’s continually evolving healthcare landscape, the need for effective nurse leaders is more critical than ever. Whether in clinical care, research, or administration, the nurse’s voice is too often not heard, despite nurses comprising the largest portion of the healthcare workforce....

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Julia Eggert
ISBN: 
9781935864929
Since the publication of the first edition, Cancer Basics has provided thousands of nurses and non-nursing professionals working in oncology with a comprehensive yet accessible introduction to the key concepts associated with the care of patients with cancer. This expanded second...
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ISBN: 
9781935864943

Overweight and obesity play an important role in the development of various common cancers and the risk of recurrence for survivors. Patients with cancer who are overweight or obese face additional challenges, such as decreased quality of life and difficulties managing side effects. Obesity is a...

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Kim Kuebler
ISBN: 
9781935864899

With a steadily growing number of patients in the United States experiencing multiple chronic illnesses, palliative care should be...

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Access Device Standards of Practice for Oncology Nursing
Dawn Camp-Sorrell
Laurl Matey
ISBN: 
9781935864905

The use of venous access devices (VADs) is central to the care that nurses provide to patients with cancer. Oncology nurses must base their practice on evidence-based research when available, but a lack of evidence has been a professional challenge for decades. With limited research to guide...

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