Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology book cover

Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Given that there have been considerable advances in the treatment and management of oncologic diseases in children, the fifth edition of this successful clinical manual will be entirely updated to incorporate all current protocols and developments.This edition will be a comprehensive book on patient management, replete with algorithms and flow diagrams on diagnosis and management. Its concise and easy-to-read format will enable readers to make accurate diagnoses and permit them to treat patients without having extensive previous hematologic/oncologic experience. A list of normal values at various ages in children, providing an extremely useful reference for patient management is included.

Hardbound, 1058 Pages

Published: September 2010

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-375154-6

Reviews

  • PRAISE FOR THE FOURTH EDITION:

    "This text is a very good intermediate level book focusing on the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of both hematologic and oncologic disorders observed in children. The combination of text, tables, and outlined material makes the information easy to access. It provides a handy text for pediatricians caring for both hematologic and oncologic problems. It also is particularly suitable for pediatric students and residents. The comprehensive tables of normal values in infants and children at the end of the text are very useful."
    - Marshall Lichtman, URMC, Rochester (2005)

     

    PRAISE for the FIFTH EDITION:

    "This Manual is an amazing amalgam of an extremely practical workbook and also more than a bird's eye-view of the entire scope of pediatric hematology-oncology. In my opinion, this Manual is a "must-have" book for three distinct and important potential users: clinicians in practice, residents and fellows in training, and medical students. Dr. Philip Lanzkowsky deserves congratulations for this authoritative and yet highly accessible text."

    -Kanti R. Rai, MD, Chief, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA

    "The Fifth Edition of the Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology constitutes an evolutionary leap from previous editions. In addition to an instructive manual containing the body of information required as background for the numerous informative and clearly organized tables, algorithms and instructions, the present extensive and thoughtfully produced book is also a source of scientific and clinical learning on the broad spectrum of subjects that make up pediatric hematology and oncology - in this era of rapid, and often bewildering, developments.

    The style is clear and authoritative, attesting to what the editor's colleagues and disciples call "the Lanzkowsky way of teaching." The contributors are internationally known experts in their various subjects, and the material is admirably up to date. This edition is of great value not only to pediatric teams of hematologists and oncologists, but also to pediatric practitioners in general."

    -Moshe Berant, MD, Professor (Emeritus) of Pediatrics, Rambam Health Care Campus and Technion-Faculty of Medicine, Israel

    "I would not be without this book and have been recommending it to postgraduate students in paediatrics and paediatric haematology and oncology for a number of years. It is packed with up-to-date, concise and practical information. The detailed tables and algorithms are extremely useful both as teaching and management tools.

    I was particularly impressed with the expanded information on haemaglobinopathies and haematologic manifestations of infectious diseases in this 5th edition. This book should be on the shelves of all paediatricians and paediatric haematologists."

    -Prof. Patricia Hartley, MD, Emeritus Head of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, School of Child and Adolescent Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa


Contents

  • Contributors

    Preface to Fifth Edition

    Preface to Fourth Edition

    Preface to Third Edition

    Preface to Second Edition

    Preface to First Edition

    1. Classification and Diagnosis of Anemia During Childhood
    2. Anemia During the Neonatal Period
    3. Iron-Deficiency Anemia
    4. Megaloblastic Anemia
    5. Hematologic Manifestations of Systemic Illness
    6. Bone Marrow Failure
    7. Hemolytic Anemia Due to Membrane and Enzyme Defects
    8. Hemoglobinopathies
    9. Extracorpuscular Hemolytic Disease
    10. Polycythemia
    11. Disorders of the White Blood Cells
    12. Disorders of Platelets
    13. Hemostatic Disorders
    14. Thrombotic Disorders
    15. Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly
    16. Lymphoproliferative Disorders, Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Myeloproliferative Disorders
    17. Leukemias
    18. Histiocytosis Syndromes
    19. Hodgkin’s Disease
    20. Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
    21. Central Nervous System Malignancies
    22. Neuroblastoma
    23. Wilms Tumor
    24. Rhabdomyosarcoma and other Soft Tissue Sarcomas
    25. Malignant Bone Tumors
    26. Retinoblastoma
    27. Germ Cell Tumors
    28. Hepatic Tumors
    29. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
    30. Management of Oncologic Emergencies
    31. Supportive Care of Patients with Cancer
    32. Evaluation, Investigations and Management of Late Effects of Childhood Cancer
    33. Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer for Children and their Families

    Appendix 1 Hematologic Reference Values

    Appendix 2 Biological Tumor Markers

    Appendix 3 Pharmacologic Properties of the Commonly Used Anticancer Drugs

    Index

Advertisement

advert image