Nursing Diagnosis Specific to Oncology

  • Sultan KavEmail author
Part of the Principles of Specialty Nursing book series (PSN)


Nurses, regardless of the areas they work and specialized, are coming under increasing pressure to highlight their contribution into healthcare and patient outcomes. In order to demonstrate nursing contribution to cancer care, visible and quantifiable use of standardized diagnosis, intervention, and outcome terminologies is necessary. Identifying the pattern of core diagnoses, interventions, and outcomes for oncology nurses can direct nursing care in clinical practice and establish future research to target areas of high impact and guide education and evaluation of nurse competencies.


Nursing diagnosis NANDA International Oncology nursing Standardized nursing languages 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Health SciencesBaşkent UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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