By: V. Fieler & P. Hanson (Eds.)

ISBN: 9781890504182

Published by: ONcology Nursing Society

Publication date: 2000

Pages: 321

Binding: Softcover

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Oncology Nursing in the Home

Oncology Nursing in the Home provides you with a broad overview of oncology care and guidelines for the care of specific cancer-related problems in the home setting. Sixteen chapters cover essential clinical issues and support services, including: chemotherapy administration in the home, cancer screening, wound and ostomy care, social work, caregiver needs, and more. Other topics include culturally sensitive care, complementary and alternative therapies, care management across settings, and the future of home care. A practical guide to cancer care for homecare nurses, this publication also includes useful samples of patient-teaching sheets.