Intensive Care of the Cancer Patient, An Issue of Critical Care Clinics


  • Stephen Pastores, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM
  • Neil Halpern, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM

A comprehensive review of cancer patient treatment methods in the Intensive Care Unit. Articles include: Admission Criteria and Prognostication in Cancer Patients Admitted to the ICU; Diagnostic Strategies and Management of Acute Respiratory Failure in Cancer Patients Requiring Intensive Care; Mechanical Ventilation in Cancer Patients: Clinical Characteristics and Outcomes; Critical Care of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipient; Critical Issues in Oncological Surgery Patients; and Diagnosis and Management of Infectious Complications in Critically Ill Patients with Cancer.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2009
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-1806-5