By Brenda Nevidjon
Oncology nursing is a becoming forte. This targeted publication captures the tales of oncology nurses who've excelled of their roles as medical institution ians, educators, researchers and different positions in the oncology n ursing distinctiveness. The textual content facilities on position versions in the disciplin e and offers an historic account of a few of the foremost contribution s those nurses have made to melanoma care. construction a Legacy: Voices of Oncology Nurses can have nice entice Oncology Nursing Society me mbers and others taking good care of melanoma sufferers. those tales will encour age nursing scholars to discover the uniqueness. total, the publication turns into a invaluable resource of idea and help for people in melanoma care.
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Eventually I developed a sense, an intuition, for potential problems with patients even before their vital signs or other symptoms make it apparent. I still work with the same charge nurse and I have learned a lot from her. She is not much older than me, but we just helped her celebrate her 30th year in nursing. " I really admire this nurse. She is tough, but has kept her sense of humor and has a heart of gold. She shows a tremendous amount of compassion and understanding for her patients, their families and her coworkers.
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I could now inform patients of other symptoms they might expect and what to do to minimize them. My emotions were truly tested twice when two of our patients, both in their 30s, developed recurrences. Both were on the same study that I was on. I tried constantly to remember that every situation is different. I found myself looking through their charts to see how many lymph nodes they had involved, their receptor status, and ploidy status. Dealing with these two patients brought things closer to home than ever.
Building a Legacy: Voices of Oncology Nurses (Jones and Bartlett Series in Oncology) by Brenda Nevidjon