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
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702037870
eBook ISBN:
9780702060540

About the authors

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