Today marks the start of Oncology Nursing Month, a month-long celebration of the vital work that oncology nurses do every day. This year, Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) has chosen the theme of "Fearless Commitment. Endless Compassion" to embody the "steadfast and selfless" care that oncology nurses provide to patients and their families. According to ONS,
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."
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.
Are you an oncology nurse looking for a drug handbook written just for you? Our 2013 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook by Gail M. Wilkes and Margaret Barton-Burke is now available as a CourseSmart eBook.