Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice
- 3rd Ed.
- © Oncology Nursing Society
- Martha Polovich, MN, RN, AOCN; Julie M. Whitford, RN, BSN, OCN & Mikaela Olsen, RN, MS, OCN
- 1890504815 / 9781890504816
- Nursing, Oncology
The third edition of the best-selling resource used by more than 72,000 healthcare professionals is available in STAT!Ref. Edited by Martha Polovich, Julie M. Whitford and MiKaela Olsen, this new edition has been revised and updated to reflect the current procedures and practices in your specialty.
Featured are sections detailing principles of antineoplastic therapy, cancer therapy goals and response, fundamentals of administration, pretreatment, treatment and post-treatment care, side effects of cancer therapy, immediate complications of cytotoxic therapy and more.
Also included are treatment schedules, including dose category and determination, as well as nursing and chemotherapy flow charts, information on safe management of chemotherapy in the home, clinical practicum and evaluations and much, much more.
Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials
"This is a must-have book for organizations providing chemotherapy and biotherapy. I have not seen a book that covers pertinent topics in chemotherapy delivery and safety to this extent. This new edition is essential for continued application of evidence-based practice in oncology nursing."
-- Theresa Bacon, MSN, RN, CPON (University of New Mexico Hospital) Doody's Review
Oncology nursing practitioners in all oncology practice settings are the intended audience. The authors are well credentialed authorities.