The Elsevier Pocket Guide to Oncology Drugs & Regimens

1st Edition

Author:

  • HESI
    • Print ISBN 9781416034223

    Key Features

    • Features succinct, alphabetically arranged monographs for the most commonly-used oncology drugs.
    • Includes the latest FDA-approved indications along with dosages and important guidelines for adjusting dosages, preparing and administering these drugs and for monitoring patients.
    • Lists commonly used combination regimens, with associated risks and supportive treatments of adverse reactions.
    • Uses a special icon to indicate drugs with "FDA black-box" warnings.
    • Explains how to manage hazardous drugs and how to deal with accidental exposure.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1

    Overview of chemotherapy

    Preparation and Administration

    Part 2

    Drug monographs A to Z

    Part 3

    Regimens and supportive therapies

    Appendices

    Appendix A: Performance Scales

    Appendix B: Calculation of Body Surface Area

    Appendix C: Supportive Therapy

    Management of Nausea and Vomiting

    Management of Anemia

    Management of Neutropenia

    Management of Diarrhea

    Management of Stomatitis

    Appendix D: Laboratory Monitoring Guidelines

    Appendix E: Website Resources

    Appendix F: Oncology Codes

    Appendix G: Drugs in the Pipeline

    Appendix H: Common Abbreviations

    Selected References

    Complementary features

    Patient teaching aids

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2006
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Elsevier
    Print ISBN:
    9781416034223