Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702037870

Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy

1st Edition

A Guide for the Mulitdisciplinary Team

Authors: David Brighton Miriam Wood
eBook ISBN: 9780702037870
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

Description

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.

Key Features

  • Content will cover adult and paediatric care
  • Well illustrated
  • Video to illustrate techniques

Table of 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.

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2006
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702037870
eBook ISBN:
9780702060540

About the Author

David Brighton

Affiliations and Expertise

Professional Development Facilitator (eLearning & IT), Nursing, Rehabilitation & Quality Assurance / School of Cancer Nursing & Rehabilitation, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Surrey, UK

Miriam Wood

Affiliations and Expertise

The Royal Marsden Hospital, Surrey, UK