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    Review: 2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook "should be in every oncology floor's medication room"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 26, 2016 4:54:32 PM

    The good reviews have already started for 2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook by Gail M. Wilkes and Margaret Barton-Burke. According to Melissa Mason, BSN, RN, CPN, CPHON, from the University of New Mexico Hospital, writing for Doody's Review Service,

    "This is an essential part of any oncology nurse's library and should be in every oncology floor's medication room."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Gail M. Wilkes, Margaret Barton-Burke, nursing, oncology, oncology nursing, oncology, oncology nurse, oncology nursing drug handbook, Pharmacology

    2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 9, 2015 1:12:20 PM

    We're getting a head start on the new year with the publication of 2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook by Gail M. Wilkes and Margaret Barton-Burke. Written especially for nurses caring for patients with cancer and updated annually, it expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation.

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    Topics: New Edition, Gail M. Wilkes, Margaret Barton-Burke, nursing, oncology, oncology nursing, oncology, oncology nurse, oncology nursing drug handbook, Pharmacology

    New Review: Cancer Symptom Management, Fourth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 27, 2014 4:10:16 PM

    The acclaim continues for Cancer Symptom Management, Fourth Edition by Connie Henke Yarbro, Debra Wujcik, and Barbara Holmes Gobel, our first place award winner in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Palliative Care and Hospice Category. Doody's Review Service recently published a review praising its "excellent quality" content.

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    Topics: Barbara Holmes Gobel, Connie Henke Yarbro, Debra Wujcik, Doody's Review Service, oncology, Review, oncology, cancer symptom management

    It's World Cancer Day

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 4, 2014 4:47:05 PM

    Today, the world unites to raise awareness and fight cancer. Celebrated every February 4, World Cancer Day is a global initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) that seeks to improve collective knowledge around cancer while challenging misconceptions around the disease. Fittingly, this year’s theme is “Debunk the Myths.” The UICC is concentrating specifically dispelling four myths:

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    Topics: oncology, UICC, Union for International Cancer Control, World Cancer Day, oncology

    Just Published: 2012 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 29, 2011 8:00:42 AM

    Jones & Bartlett Learning is pleased to announce the recent publication of:

    2012 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook
    Gail M. Wilkes, MSN, APRN-BC, AOCN
    Margaret Barton-Burke, PhD, RN

    ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-4462-8
    Paperback | 1440 pages | © 2013

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    Topics: New Edition, New Text, New text, oncology, new edition, oncology, Recently Published

    CBC Certification Exam: Perfect Study Guide

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 8, 2011 11:21:00 AM

    Are you taking the Breast Patient Navigator Certification Examination in San Antonio, TX on September 19, 2011? We have the perfect book to help you study!

    Becoming a Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator

    Lillie D. Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, Administrative Director, University Distinguished Service Assistant Professor of Breast Cancer, Associate Professor, Departments of Surgery, Gynecology, & Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins Avon Foundation Breast Center - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    ISBN-13: 978-0-7637-8494-2 | Paperback | 148 pages | © 2011

    Becoming a Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator guides nurses through the process of becoming a nurse navigator at breast cancer centers. Written by a nationally renowned expert nurse navigator, it helps improve efficiency and effectiveness in delivery of care. Features include an overview of the history of navigation, case studies to reinforce concepts, and information on becoming a certified nurse navigator. Becoming a Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator is the must-have resource for oncology nurses and administrators interested in patient advocacy and improved outcomes.

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    Topics: Review, cbc certification, ncbc, oncology, Breast Cancer, breast cancer, National Consortium of Breast Center

    Just Published: New Edition of Oncology Nursing Review

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 25, 2011 12:15:09 PM

    Jones & Bartlett Learning is pleased to announce the recent publication of:

    Oncology Nursing Review, Fifth Edition
    Connie Henke Yarbro
    , MS, RN, FAAN, University of Missouri-Columbia
    Debra Wujcik
    , PhD, RN, AOCN, Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center
    Barbara Holmes Gobel
    , RN, MS, AOCN, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

    ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-3178-9 | Paperback | 288 pages | © 2012

    Oncology Nursing Review, Fifth Edition is an essential learning tool to help oncology nurses preparing for certification and/or recertification. Completely revised according to the latest OCN® Test Blueprint, it provides nearly 1,000 practice questions with comprehensive rationales. New to this edition are helpful page references to the classic text Cancer Nursing: Principles and Practice, Seventh Edition for more detailed information to help you prepare for the exam.

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    Topics: New Edition, oncology, Review, review, new edition, oncology, certification, exam

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