Evidence-Based Approach to the Treatment and Care of the Older Adult With Cancer, An

Evidence-Based Approach to the Treatment and Care of the Older Adult With Cancer, An
  • 2006
  • © Oncology Nursing Society
  • Anne M. Reb MSN, NP; Diane G. Cope PhD, ARNP, BC, AOCNP
  • 1-890504-58-0 / 978-1-890504-58-8
  • Oncology, Evidence Based Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Nursing

 

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This title offers a comprehensive overview of the treatment and care of the older adult with cancer. The evidence-based practice approach is timely and provides the foundation for nursing practice that is the expected standard of care. The use of the case study at the end of each chapter assists the reader in the synthesis and application of the information. The book addresses every aspect of the care and treatment of not only the cancer patient, but also the family. The chapter on complementary therapy is a bonus.

• Winner of the 2006 AJN Book of the Year Award in the Gerontologic Nursing Category (2nd Place)

 

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"The authors have written a book that can be used by gero-oncology nurses, but it is appropriate for the multidisciplinary team that provides care to the older adult with cancer..."

-- Susan Bonte-Eley, PhD, MS, RN, FNP-BC (Indiana State University) Doody's Review

 

Audience

This is written for all healthcare providers. The authors have written a book that can be used by gero-oncology nurses, but it is appropriate for the multidisciplinary team that provides care to the older adult with cancer. The authors have the professional background with applicable experience to edit this book.

 

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