Churchill's Pocketbook of Oncology

2nd Edition

Editors:

  • Richard Cowan
  • Lester Barr
  • Marianne Nicolson
    • Print ISBN 9780443072390

    Key Features

    • Includes sections on oncological emergencies, common patient problems and patient screening.
    • Discusses all common cancers in detail.
    • Covers a full range of cancer topics—from surgery to chemotherapy to radiotherapy.

    Table of Contents


    Section 1 - Managing a Patient with Cancer

    1. Principles of surgery

    2. Principles of radiotherapy

    3. Principles of chemotherapy

    4. Palliative care

    5. Screening

    6. Consent to treatment

    7. Complementary therapy

    8. Patient support groups and information


    Section 2 - Managing Specific Tumours

    9. GI

    10. Breast

    11. Urology

    12. Gynaecology

    13. Head and neck

    14. Skin

    15. Lung

    16. CNS

    17. Bone

    18. Soft tissue sarcomas

    19. Paediatrics - solid tumours

    20. Haematology - malignancy

    21. Cancer of unknown primary site

    22. AIDS-related cancer


    Section 3 - Problems in practice

    23. Alopecia

    24. Ascites

    25. Carcinoid syndrome

    26. Cardiomyopathy

    27. Constipation

    28. Diarrhoea

    29. Haemorrhagic cystitis

    30. Infertility and contraception

    31. Mucositis

    32. Nausea and vomiting

    33. Neuropathy

    34. Nutrition

    35. Opportunistic infections

    36. Pain

    37. Pleural effusion

    38. Radiation enteritis

    39. Secondary malignancy

    40. Syndrome of inappropriate ADH

    41. Stoma management

    42. Thromobcytopenia

    43. Venous access


    Section 4 - Oncological Emergencies

    44. Should you resuscitate?

    45. Septic shock

    46. Bleeding

    47. Cardiac tamponade

    48. Stridor

    49. Superior vena cava obstruction

    50. Spinal cord compression

    51. Raised intracranial pressure

    52. Pulmonary embolus

    53. Acute abdomen

    54. GI obstruction

    55. GI perforation

    56. Hypercalcaemia

    57. Pathological fracture

    58. Acute confusional states

    59. Hyperkalaemia

    60. Ureteric obstruction

    61. Graft v. host disease


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    Details

    No. of pages:
    240
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2004
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443072390