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Jack’s diary

01 September 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

This is an informative patient education booklet suitable for children aged between five and ten years who have been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia...

Information needs of the child with cancer and their family

01 September 2003

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

The diagnosis of childhood cancer has a huge impact on the child and family unit. The children’s nurse has a professional responsibility to ensure that the child’s...

Procedure related cancer pain in children

01 March 2002

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

Written by a psychologist with extensive experience in the field of children’s cancers and palliative care, this book addresses the holistic needs of the child with...

Procedure Related Cancer Pain in children

01 June 2003

Cancer Nursing Practice

Book Review

This text addresses the holistic procedure pain management needs of the child with cancer. It is written by a psychologist with extensive experience in the field of...

Learning from Paediatric Patient Journeys: What Children and their Families Can Tell Us

06 March 2017

Nursing Children and Young People

Book Review

On first seeing the word ‘paediatric’ in the title of this book, and seeing it was compiled by three medics, I wondered if it would be medically orientated, but the...

Doing a Literature Review in Nursing, Health and Social Care

07 May 2014

Nursing Children and Young People

Book Review

THIS BOOK provides a practical guide for those carrying out a literature review in nursing, health and social care. Given that undergraduate and continuing education...

Procedure-related cancer pain in children

01 June 2002

Paediatric Nursing

Book Review

This text addresses the holistic procedure pain management needs of the child with cancer. Written by a psychologist with extensive experience in the field of...

Family centred care concept theory & practice

01 April 2002

Paediatric Nursing

Book Review

This excellent book draws together much of what has been written in the past and provides clarity on the theoretical and practice issues involved in the provision of...

Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in the young person with cancer

01 October 2005

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Nausea and vomiting are among the most distressing adverse effects of cancer chemotherapy. In the past ten years considerable advances in the prevention of...

The significant effects of childhood cancer on siblings

11 May 2012

Cancer Nursing Practice

A&S Science

Each year in the UK about 1,500 children are diagnosed with cancer. While survival rates have improved, about one fifth will die as a result of the disease. The...