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Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy

A Guide for the Mulitdisciplinary Team

This will be an invaluable resource for all levels of health and social care professionals wanting to learn or set up best practice for adult and paediatric patients undergoing chemotherapy. It provides the user with a traditional wide-ranging text on chemotherapy from an interdisciplinary approach. The CD-ROM includes the majority of the information from the book, with the addition of multimedia elements to enhance the users understanding of the subject which includes approximately 25 minutes of video on important aspects such as cannulation, giving intravenous drugs.

Paperback, 576 Pages

Published: September 2005

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-07101-0

Contents

  • Cell biology, cancer & drug action. Chemotherapy protocols. Risk management & Quality Assurance. Patient information, education. & ethics. Ethical issues. Quality of Life. Management of adult/paed. Clinical Trials. Intravenous management. Self-administration. Infection control. Management of toxicity. Adult Palliative Chemo. Allergies & anaphylaxis. Nausea & vomiting & Antiemetics. Gastrointestinal effects. Mucositis. Malnourishment. Leucopaenia & neutropaenia. Anaemia. Thrombocytopaenia. Alopecia. Renal effects. Electrolyte abnormalities. Skin & nail changes. Neurological effects. Cardiac effects. Pulmonary effects. Hepatic effects. Effect on wound healing. Loss of fertility. Hormone replacement therapy. Fatigue. Management of cancer. Solid tumours. Paediatric chemotherapy treatment. Breast cancer. Lung cancer. Gastrointestinal tumours. Gynaecological tumours. Urological. Head & neck tumours. Skin cancer. Bone & soft tissue sarcoma. CNS tumours. Haematological malignancy. Lymphoma. Leukaemia & Myeloma. High dose chemo/transplant.

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