Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice

Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice
  • 4th Ed.
  • 2014
  • Oncology Nursing Society
  • © 2014 by the Oncology Nursing Society
  • Martha Polovich PhD, RN, AOCN®
  • 1935864335 / 9781935864332
  • Nursing, Oncology

 

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Description

The fourth edition of the Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice has been revised and updated to reflect the current procedures and practices in your specialty.

To help you find the content and information that you need quickly and easily, the text has been reorganized and is now divided into 11 chapters ranging from an overview of cancer and cancer treatment and principles of antineoplastic therapy to post-treatment care and competencies in chemotherapy administration.

Patient education information has also been expanded to emphasize importance of education in patient care. And finally, look for new information on chemotherapy sequencing and updates on the nursing management of treatment side effects.

As with previous editions, the guidelines strive to bring you the latest details on approved drugs, standards of practice, and available evidence. Make sure to update your library with this latest edition of one of the most trusted and widely used resources for practicing oncology nurses.

 

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 - previous edition

 

Audience

This title is written for RNs who are currently practicing in the field of oncology and provides clinical information necessary to administer cytotoxic and biotherapeutic agents.
The authors have done an outstanding job regarding targeting the right specialities. Some of the authors are AOCN, OCN and CPON certified and offer a wide range of knowledge and experience.

 

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