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Advanced Nursing Practice and Nurse-Led Clinics in Oncology (Paperback)

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Over the past ten years there has been a dramatic increase in new nursing roles and nurse-led clinics within oncology. This unique handbook is a comprehensive companion for nurses studying and practising at an advanced level in this emerging field.

This text outlines and discusses roles, responsibilities and skills related to advanced practice in oncology nursing – including leadership, communication skills and prescribing – linking throughout to the implications for clinical practice. It then provides a step-by-step guide to setting up and developing nurse-led clinics, looking in more detail at clinics focusing on surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, clinical trials and follow ups, and providing an in-depth case example of a clinic set up for adjuvant Herceptin use.

Practical, relevant and underpinned by current legislation, Advanced Nursing Practice and Nurse-led Clinics in Oncology isan invaluable resource for oncology nurses.

Over the past ten years there has been a dramatic increase in new nursing roles and nurse-led clinics within oncology. This unique handbook is a comprehensive companion for nurses studying and practising at an advanced level in this emerging field.

This text outlines and discusses roles, responsibilities and skills related to advanced practice in oncology nursing ? including leadership, communication skills and prescribing ? linking throughout to the implications for clinical practice. It then provides a step-by-step guide to setting up and developing nurse-led clinics, looking in more detail at clinics focusing on surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, clinical trials and follow ups, and providing an in-depth case example of a clinic set up for adjuvant Herceptin use.

Practical, relevant and underpinned by current legislation, Advanced Nursing Practice and Nurse-led Clinics in Oncology isan invaluable resource for oncology nurses.

Number of Pages: 179
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Nursing / Oncology + Cancer
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: September 16, 2015
TCIN: 21533207
UPC: 9780415746502
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-4832
$53.95

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