Supportive Care in Pediatric Oncology

Supportive Care in Pediatric Oncology

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This book provides a thorough and up-to-date discussion of key issues in the supportive care of children with cancer. A variety of frequently encountered situations is covered, including infections, metabolic, cardiopulmonary and neurologic emergencies, tumor lysis syndrome, pain, emesis, mucositis, thrombotic disorders, nutritional problems, hyperleukocytosis and acute abdomen. Throughout the emphasis is firmly on evidenced-based guidance developed from the relevant literature. Information is presented in a manner that will enable readers quickly to locate advice when confronted by a supportive care problem in one of their patients. Helpful algorithms are provided and important a€œtake home pointsa€ are highlighted in figures and tables. Supportive Care in Pediatric Oncology will be an invaluable source of assistance for a wide range of health professionals involved in pediatric cancer care.and use of concurrent chemotherapy (Feyer et al. 2011). MASCC/ISOO and ASCO have created clinical practice guidelines for antiemetics with RINV and have devised an RT emetogenic risk stratification, with high risk in those receiving TBI, anbsp;...

Title:Supportive Care in Pediatric Oncology
Author:James Feusner, Caroline A. Hastings, Anurag K. Agrawal
Publisher:Springer - 2015-02-17


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