A comprehensive nursing resource especially for nurses caring for patients with cancer. This latest update is based on the 2012
print edition with additional features, enhanced functionality and ongoing updates.
Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook
uniquely expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation. Updated annually, this essential reference provides valuable information on effective symptom management, patient education, and chemotherapy administration.
- New drug entries and revisions
- Specific drugs described in terms of their mechanism of
action, metabolism, drug interactions, laboratory effects/interference, and special considerations
- 7 built-in calculators
- The most important and common drug side effects
- Greater discussion of fundamentals of malignant transformation, new molecular targets, and drugs in the pipeline