Paediatric Oncology

Paediatric Oncology

Acute Nursing Care

eBook - 1999
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The book addresses four modalities of treatment: chemotherapy, surgery, radiotherapy, and bone marrow transplant. Each of the four sections looks at specific areas including symptom management, complications, and late effects.

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A guide and course text for clinical nurses who are either in or thinking of entering the specialty, answering a dearth of purely practical texts in Britain and the US to complement the more theoretical texts that follow a more medical model. The arrangement is by modality: chemotherapy, bone marrow transplant, general surgery, and radiotherapy. Each section begins with a review of the principles or background, discusses patient care during various stages and procedures, and considers both short-term and long-term effects. Distributed in the US by Taylor and Francis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: London : Whurr, c1999
ISBN: 9780585122496
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 596 p.) : ill
Additional Contributors: Evans, Margaret 1941-
Gibson, Faith


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