Haematology Nursing

Haematology Nursing

Edited by Marvelle Brown , Edited by Tracey Cutler


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Haematology Nursing is a comprehensive handbook, with anursing focus, on the care and management of patients withhaematological disorders. Divided into four sections, the firstprovides an introduction to haematology, looking at haemopoiesis,immunology and genetics. Section Two covers non-malignanthaematology, including anaemia, haemoglobinopathies andhaemochromatosis. Section Three explores the pathophysiology, careand management of myeloproliferative and lymphoproliferativedisorders, including leukaemia, myeloma, and lymphoma. Thefinal section provides information on various nursing careinterventions, including blood transfusion, venous access devices,and palliative care. Aimed principally at nurses working in a variety of settingsincluding haematology/oncology wards, medical/haematology wards,specialist bone marrow transplant centres, and community settings,Haematology Nursing is an essential and much-neededreference guide.

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 172 x 244 x 16mm | 680.39g
  • 15 May 2012
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Chicester
  • English
  • 1405169966
  • 9781405169967
  • 144,001

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Marvelle Brown is a Macmillan Senior Lecturer in Haematology and Programme Leader for BSc(Hons) professional practice degrees, has worked in haematology nursing for 12 years. She entered nurse education in 1991 and specialises as a lecturer for the Clinical Haematology degree for nurses at the Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Thames Valley University in Ealing. Marvelle has spoken widely at nursing conferences both nationally and internationally and features regularly in the nursing press including the RCN publication Cancer Nursing Practice. Tracey Jane Burgoyne is Senior Lecturer/Practitioner in Haematology at the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust, and is programme director for the degree level study in Haematology, Cancer Care and Palliative Care and runs the Haematology and chemotherapy courses.

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