Bone Sarcoma is a succinct volume within the M.D. Anderson Cancer Care Series that summarizes the key elements of different specialties as they pertain to these cancers. It is a vital resource for physicians working with these uncommon yet fascinating bone sarcomas and uses a multidisciplinary team approach that is essential to maximizing a patientas chances of a successful outcome. Written for physicians who have an interest in how the entire treatment process works and how their efforts are intertwined with those of their colleagues, Bone Sarcoma covers topics such as diagnostic techniques, treatment modalities, reconstruction and function, and a more globally oriented chapter geared towards algorithms for perioperative management and follow-up of patients. Designed for the busy practitioner, the esteemed M.D. Anderson Cancer Care Series offers an in-depth view of the current standard of care at M. D. Anderson, without extensive literature review or discussion of approaches not yet incorporated into routine clinical practice. Each chapter ends with an up-to-date list of suggested readings and a list of akey practice pointsa highlighting the most important principles presented. These books offer a clear picture of how M. D. Anderson is successfully treating patients today.The severity may not be apparent on the preoperative blood tests, which may show only borderline low hemoglobin levels. ... In addition, patients may have issues with chronic pain control as a result of long-standing osseous tumors and/ or pathologic ... The most commonly prescribed oral analgesic is hydrocodone.
|Author||:||Patrick P. Lin, Shreyaskumar Patel|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-02-20|