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Nursing patients with cancer

Edited by George Castledine and Ann Close

in Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199231355
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597987 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199231355.003.0025

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

 							Nursing patients with cancer

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The cancer problem - Characteristics and causes - Cancer prevention - Diagnosis - Supporting the patient through diagnosis - Nursing assessment - Nursing care and communication - Treatment - Preparing the patient for treatment - Side effects of treatment - Management of common side effects - Nursing advice and help for carers - Common drugs used in cancer care

Chapter.  8437 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nursing Skills

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