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Handbook of pediatric hematology and oncology [electronic resource] : Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland /
Caroline A. Hastings, Joseph Torkildson, Anurag Kishor Agrawal.
edition
2nd ed.
imprint
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
description
vi, 378 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0470670886 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780470670880 (pbk. : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
More Details
imprint
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
isbn
0470670886 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780470670880 (pbk. : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Approach to the Anemic Child -- Hemolytic Anemia -- Sickle Cell Disease -- Thalassemia -- Transfusion Medicine -- Chelation Therapy -- Approach to the Bleeding Child -- Von Willebrand Disease -- Hemophilia -- Thrombophilia -- The Neutropenic Child -- Thrombocytopenia -- Evaluation of the Child With a Suspected Malignancy -- Oncologic Emergencies -- Acute Leukemias -- Central Nervous System Tumors -- Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin Lymphoma -- Wilms Tumor -- Neuroblastoma -- Sarcomas of the Soft Tissue and Bone -- Germ Cell Tumors -- Rare Tumors of Childhood -- Histiocytic Disorders -- Bone Marrow Transplantation -- Supportive Care of the Child With Cancer -- Central Venous Catheters -- Management of Fever in the Child With Cancer -- Acute Pain Management in the Inpatient Setting -- Palliative Care -- Chemotherapy Basics -- Guide to Procedures -- Treatment of Chemotherapy Extravasations.
general note
Rev. ed. of: The Children's Hospital Oakland hematology/oncology handbook / Caroline Hastings. 1st ed. c2002.
abstract
"This new edition of Handbook of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology: Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland features practical guidance on how to handle common inpatient and outpatient challenges seen in pediatric hematology and oncology. Designed as a rapid reference to the latest diagnostic and therapeutic protocols, the text is short and didactic and supplemented with practical algorithms and case studies throughout. Completely revised and updated, there are brand-new chapters on subjects including bone marrow transplantation, pain management and palliative care. Comprehensive, yet concise, the handbook presents essential guidelines on the diagnosis and management of the most common pediatric blood disorders and malignancies, in addition to chemotherapeutic drug information and transfusion protocols. Designed for medical students, residents, and fellows, this user-friendly portable reference is also the perfect companion on the ward for pediatric hematology and oncology nurses."--Publisher's website.
catalogue key
8412044
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Caroline A. Hastings, MD, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children's Hospital Research Center Oakland, Oakland, CA, USA Joseph C. Torkildson, MD, MBA, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children's Hospital Research Center Oakland, Oakland, CA, USA Anurag K. Agrawal, MD, Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Children's Hospital Research Center Oakland, Oakland, CA, USA
Reviews
Review Quotes
"This is one of the most useful books in this area and I have routinely recommended it for all fellows and residents in our university and hospital." ( Doody's , 24 August 2012)
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This quick reference guide to the latest diagnostic and therapeutic protocols in pediatric oncology is an invaluable user-friendly resource. This edition, featuring an attractive two-colour text design to highlight key text and algorithms, has been completely updated.
Main Description
This new edition of Handbook of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology: Childrens Hospital & Research Center Oakland features practical guidance on how to handle common inpatient and outpatient challenges seen in pediatric hematology and oncology. Designed as a rapid reference to the latest diagnostic and therapeutic protocols, the text is short and didactic and supplemented with practical algorithms and case studies throughout. Completely revised and updated, there are brand-new chapters on subjects including bone marrow transplantation, pain management and palliative care. Comprehensive, yet concise, the handbook presents essential guidelines on the diagnosis and management of the most common pediatric blood disorders and malignancies, in addition to chemotherapeutic drug information and transfusion protocols. Designed for medical students, residents, and fellows, this user- friendly portable reference is also the perfect companion on the ward for pediatric hematology and oncology nurses.
Main Description
This new edition of Handbook of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology: Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland features practical guidance on how to handle common inpatient and outpatient challenges seen in pediatric hematology and oncology. Designed as a rapid reference to the latest diagnostic and therapeutic protocols, the text is short and didactic and supplemented with practical algorithms and case studies throughout. Completely revised and updated, there are brand-new chapters on subjects including bone marrow transplantation, pain management and palliative care. Comprehensive, yet concise, the handbook presents essential guidelines on the diagnosis and management of the most common pediatric blood disorders and malignancies, in addition to chemotherapeutic drug information and transfusion protocols. Designed for medical students, residents, and fellows, this user-friendly portable reference is also the perfect companion on the ward for pediatric hematology and oncology nurses.
Main Description
This new edition of Handbook of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology: Childrens Hospital & Research Center Oakland features practical guidance on how to handle common inpatient and outpatient challenges seen in pediatric hematology and oncology. Designed as a rapid reference to the latest diagnostic and therapeutic protocols, the text is short and didactic and supplemented with practical algorithms and case studies throughout. Completely revised and updated, there are brand-new chapters on subjects including bone marrow transplantation, pain management and palliative care. Comprehensive, yet concise, the handbook presents essential guidelines on the diagnosis and management of the most common pediatric blood disorders and malignancies, in addition to chemotherapeutic drug information and transfusion protocols. Designed for medical students, residents, and fellows, this user-friendly portable reference is also the perfect companion on the ward for pediatric hematology and oncology nurses.
Main Description
This quick reference guide to the latest diagnostic and therapeutic protocols in pediatric oncology is an invaluable user-friendly resource. The new edition, featuring an attractive two-color text design to highlight key text and algorithms, has been completely updated. New chapters on bone marrow transplantation, pain management and palliative care have been incorporated, along with practical guidance on how to handle common challenges seen in pediatric hematology and oncology.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Approach to the Anemic Childp. 1
Hemolytic Anemiap. 10
Sickle Cell Diseasep. 18
Thalassemiap. 36
Transfusion Medicinep. 44
Chelation Therapyp. 57
Approach to the Bleeding Childp. 62
Von Willebrand Diseasep. 71
Hemophiliap. 79
The Child with Thrombosisp. 85
The Neutropenic Childp. 92
Thrombocytopeniap. 103
Evaluation of the Child with a Suspected Malignancyp. 122
Oncologic Emergenciesp. 133
Acute Leukemiasp. 144
Central Nervous System Tumorsp. 157
Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin Lymphomap. 166
Wilms Tumorp. 174
Neuroblastomap. 178
Sarcomas of the Soft Tissues and Bonep. 183
Germ Cell Tumorsp. 193
Rare Tumors of Childhoodp. 200
Histiocytic Disordersp. 207
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantationp. 212
Supportive Care of the Child with Cancerp. 226
Central Venous Cathetersp. 235
Management of Fever in the Child with Cancerp. 244
Acute Pain Management in the Inpatient Settingp. 256
Palliative Carep. 264
Chemotherapy Basicsp. 281
Guide to Proceduresp. 291
Treatment of Chemotherapy Extravasationsp. 300
Formularyp. 305
Indexp. 365
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