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Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Author Philip Lanzkowsky
ISBN-10 9780080497310
Release 2005-06-06
Pages 856
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Entirely updated to reflect modern thinking and protocols, the Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology provides concise information needed for the day-to-day management of children with pediatric hematologic and oncologic diseases. The clear style allows readers to make an accurate diagnosis and permits him/her to treat patients even if they have not had extensive previous hematologic or oncologic experience. Pertinent advances in molecular genetics, cytogenetics, immunology, transplantation and biochemistry are the result of 40 years of practical experience by the author in the management of patients and incorporates various contributors who have had extensive clinical experience. * Features numerous tables, flow diagrams, protocols, and algorithms for quick access of essential clinical information necessary for the diagnosis and management of these diseases in children * Designed as a concise, easy to use guide for medical students, residents, fellows, pediatric hematologists/oncologists, pediatric nurses and nurse practitioners * Much of the practical information contained in this manual is not found in standard textbooks * Straightforward style without any redundant words or references



Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Author Philip Lanzkowsky
ISBN-10 0123751551
Release 2005-06-06
Pages 1058
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Given that there have been considerable advances in the treatment and management of oncologic diseases in children, the fifth edition of this successful clinical manual will be entirely updated to incorporate all current protocols and developments.This edition will be a comprehensive book on patient management, replete with algorithms and flow diagrams on diagnosis and management. Its concise and easy-to-read format will enable readers to make accurate diagnoses and permit them to treat patients without having extensive previous hematologic/oncologic experience. A list of normal values at various ages in children, providing an extremely useful reference for patient management is included. Selected for inclusion in Doody's Core Titles 2013, an essential collection development tool for health sciences libraries Offers a concise, systematic approach to all pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders in one reference manual Easy-to-read format: multiple tables, charts, and flow-diagrams for diagnosis and management of pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders Clear presentation by practicing clinicians, who are also academic researchers, of recent developments in molecular genetics, cytogenetics, immunology, transplantation, and biochemistry



Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Author Philip Lanzkowsky
ISBN-10 9780120885244
Release 2005
Pages 832
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Provides concise information needed for the day-to-day management of children with pediatric hematologic and oncologic diseases. The clear style allows readers to make an accurate diagnosis and permits him/her to treat patients even if they have not had extensive previous hematologic or oncologic experience. Pertinent advances in molecular genetics, cytogenetics, immunology, transplantation and biochemistry are the result of 40 years of practical experience by the author in the management of patients and incorporates various contributors who have had extensive clinical experience.



Lanzkowsky s Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Lanzkowsky s Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Author Philip Lanzkowsky
ISBN-10 9780128016749
Release 2016-04-22
Pages 788
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Lanzkowsky’s Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Sixth Edition, is a comprehensive book on patient management, replete with algorithms and flow diagrams on diagnosis and management. Reflecting the considerable advances in the treatment and management of hematologic and oncologic diseases in children, the sixth edition of this successful clinical manual has been entirely updated to incorporate all current treatment protocols, new drugs, and management approaches. Its concise and easy-to-read format will enable readers to make accurate diagnoses and permit them to treat patients without having to reference larger medical textbooks. Based on the new standards of genetic classification and prognostic information that have arisen in the past five years, the sixth edition includes two new chapters (Diagnostic, Molecular, and Genomic Methodologies for the Hematologist, Transfusion Medicine) and several new expanded chapters that were previously sections in consolidated chapters (Myelodysplasia, Myeloid Leukemias, Lymphoid Leukemias, Hemolytic Anemia, and Disorders of Coagulation). Presents a concise, systematic approach to all pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders in one manual Offers an alternative to bigger references which only cover either oncologic or hematologic disorders in twice as many pages Presents an easy-to-read format: multiple tables, charts, and flow-diagrams for diagnosis and management of pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders Includes 2 new chapters and several expanded chapters: Diagnostic, Molecular and Genomic Methodologies for the Hematologist, Transfusion Medicine, Myelodysplasia, Myeloid Leukemias, and Lymphoid Leukemias



Handbook of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Handbook of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Author Caroline A. Hastings
ISBN-10 9780470670880
Release 2012-04-30
Pages 378
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"This new edition of Handbook of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology: Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland features practical guidance on how to handle common inpatient and outpatient challenges seen in pediatric hematology and oncology. Designed as a rapid reference to the latest diagnostic and therapeutic protocols, the text is short and didactic and supplemented with practical algorithms and case studies throughout. Completely revised and updated, there are brand-new chapters on subjects including bone marrow transplantation, pain management and palliative care. Comprehensive, yet concise, the handbook presents essential guidelines on the diagnosis and management of the most common pediatric blood disorders and malignancies, in addition to chemotherapeutic drug information and transfusion protocols. Designed for medical students, residents, and fellows, this user-friendly portable reference is also the perfect companion on the ward for pediatric hematology and oncology nurses."--Publisher's website.



Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology Author Philip A. Pizzo
ISBN-10 9781496318763
Release 2015-06-24
Pages 1344
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Now thoroughly updated to include new advances in the field,and with regular content updates to the eBook, Principles and Practice of Pediatric Oncology, 7th Edition remains the gold standard text for the care and research of children with cancer. This authoritative reference is the single most comprehensive resource on the biology and genetics of childhood cancer and the diagnosis, multimodal treatment, and long-term management of young patients with cancer. Also addressed are a broad array of topics on the supportive and psychosocial aspects of care of children and families. Covering virtually every aspect of the breadth and depth of childhood cancer, this 7th Edition provides expert guidance on state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary care for children and families. Stay up to date with the most recent advances in the field with the contributions by new and returning contributors, including the perspective from patients and parents in the chapter titled “The Other Side of the Bed.” Reference your eBook version for key updates in the field during the life of the edition! Chapters included on palliative care and education. Supportive care is covered broadly and specifically – in contexts such as emergencies, infectious disease, and nutrition. The most updated and authoritative information is provided by the leading experts in the field. Gain a thorough understanding of every aspect of pediatric oncology, with comprehensive information regarding basic science, diagnostic tools, principles of treatment, and clinical trials, as well as highly detailed, definitive coverage of each pediatric malignancy. Collaborate more effectively with others on the cancer care team to enhance quality-of-life issues for patients and families. Understand the cooperative nature of pediatric oncology as a model for cancer research with information from cooperative clinical trial groups and consortia.



Pediatric Hematology

Pediatric Hematology Author Robert Wynn
ISBN-10 9781316841914
Release 2017-02-16
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Hematology is often considered a challenging subject by students and junior medical staff alike. Using key scientific and clinical principles, this succinct guide provides a summary of modern day-to-day clinical practice in paediatric hematology. Focusing on the facts that underpin patient management, each chapter offers an initial summary of a particular paediatric hematologic condition. Several key clinical scenarios set out how common difficulties should be managed, from the neonate with line thrombosis, to the newly presenting patient with leukaemia, and the child who has suffered a stroke. Covering all hematology topics on the syllabus of the American Board of Paediatrics subspecialty examinations, this authoritative guide is ideal for both postgraduates and junior doctors, whose understanding of hematological conditions will increase greatly upon reading. This comprehensive and practical book specifically aims to equip clinicians to diagnose and manage children with hematological illness, and to support them and their families.



Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for the Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for the Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist Author Valerie I. Brown
ISBN-10 9783319631462
Release 2017-12-22
Pages 460
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This volume provides a comprehensive and state-of-the-art review on pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). The book covers such topics as graft versus host disease (GVHD), HSC mobilization, stem cell selection, and HSCT-relevant laboratory assays and techniques. The text is specially formatted so that the scientific basis of HSCT and ethical considerations are integrated into the relevant clinical framework. Each chapter also includes diagrams, illustrations, and tables that summarize key points and concepts that can be used as a quick visual reference for the reader. Written by experts in the field, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for the Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist is a valuable resource on pediatric HSCT suited for pediatric hematologists-oncologists, fellows, advanced practitioners, clinical nurses, and other referring physicians.



Pediatric Oncology

Pediatric Oncology Author Ka Wah Chan
ISBN-10 0387244727
Release 2010-04-30
Pages 288
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Childhood cancer was almost always fatal before 1970. Today, 80% of ch- dren diagnosed with cancer will survive at least 5 years; 70% will be cured. However, cancer continues to be the leading cause of nonaccident-related deaths in children. More children die each year from cancer than from c- tic ?brosis, diabetes, asthma, AIDS, and congenital abnormalities combined. Nine children die from cancer every school day. Despite the fact that pediatric cancers account for only a small p- centage of the total cancer burden, more effective therapies are needed to improve mortality rates in children. Therefore, our research priority must be the development of new agents and new therapies for childhood cancer. M. D. Anderson Cancer Center has been caring for children with c- cer since its doors opened over 60 years ago. This institution has been home to several research and clinical pioneers whose innovative work has in?uenced and shaped the practice of pediatric oncology throughout the world. Notably, Drs. Wataru W. Sutow, Donald Pinkel, and Norman Jaffe have been credited with introducing curative therapies for children with leukemia and solid tumors. Cancer treatment involves far more than administering chemoth- apy and surgically excising tumors. It requires a multidisciplinary - proach to patient management, particularly in the treatment of solid - mors, which pose the biggest challenge in cancer care today. Surgery and radiotherapy as well as radiographic and pathologic assessments of response are critical factors in the treatment of children with cancer.



Pediatric Oncology

Pediatric Oncology Author Paul Imbach
ISBN-10 9783319060101
Release 2014-07-05
Pages 255
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This is the third edition of a well-received compendium of information and guidance on the diagnosis and management of the various oncological diseases that are encountered in children and adolescents. In the new edition a chapter on Rare Tumors was added. For each disease entity, fundamental facts are provided that will be relevant for a range of professionals – hospital physicians, specialist nurses, psycho-oncologists, physiotherapists, family doctors and pediatricians. Compared with the first edition all chapters have been updated. Throughout, rapid orientation is ensured by the clear, consistent layout and the concise, lucid style. Pediatric Oncology: A Comprehensive Guide is an excellent, easy-to-use reference that belongs on the shelf of every practitioner who encounters or treats malignancies in the pediatric age group. Pediatric Oncology is teamwork! Fundamental facts for all those involved in diagnosis and management – even social worker, pedagogic teachers, religious care persons.



Supportive Care in Pediatric Oncology

Supportive Care in Pediatric Oncology Author James Feusner
ISBN-10 9783662443170
Release 2015-02-17
Pages 304
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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 “take home points” 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.



Nathan and Oski s Hematology of Infancy and Childhood

Nathan and Oski s Hematology of Infancy and Childhood Author Stuart H. Orkin
ISBN-10 9781416034308
Release 2009
Pages 1841
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To address the exponential growth in the fields of pediatric hematology and oncology, this classic reference has been separated into two distinct volumes. With this volume, devoted strictly to pediatric hematology, and another to pediatric oncology, you'll keep you on the cutting-edge of these two specialties. The completely revised 7th edition of Nathan and Oski's Hematology of Infancy and Childhood is now in full color, and provides you with the most comprehensive, authoritative, up-to-date information for diagnosing and treating children with hematologic disorders. It brings together the pathophysiology of disease with detailed clinical guidance on diagnosis and management for the full range of blood diseases that you encounter in everyday practice. Written by the leading names in pediatric hematology, this resource is an essential tool for anyone involved in caring for children with hematologic disorders. And, as an Expert Consult title, this thoroughly updated 7th edition comes with access to the complete contents online, fully searchable. Balances summaries of relevant pathophysiology with clear, practical clinical guidance to help you thoroughly understand the underlying science of diseases. Offers comprehensive coverage of all hematologic disorders, including newly recognized ones, along with the latest breakthroughs in diagnosis and management. Uses many boxes, graphs, and tables to highlight complex clinical diagnostic and management guidelines at a glance. Presents an all-new full-color design that includes clear illustrative examples of relevant science and clinical problems for quick access to the answers you need. Provides access to the complete contents online, fully searchable, enabling you to consult it rapidly from any computer with an Internet connection. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should access to the web site be discontinued.



Designing Science Presentations

Designing Science Presentations Author Matt Carter
ISBN-10 9780123859709
Release 2012-12-31
Pages 384
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Designing Science Presentations guides researchers and graduate students of virtually any discipline in the creation of compelling science communication. Most scientists never receive formal training in the creation, delivery, and evaluation of such material, yet it is essential for publishing in high-quality journals, soliciting funding, attracting lab personnel, and advancing a career. This clear, readable volume fills that gap and provides visually intensive guidance at every step—from the construction of original figures to the presentation and delivery of those figures in papers, slideshows, posters, and websites. It provides pragmatic advice on the preparation and delivery of exceptional scientific presentations; demonstrates hundreds of visually striking presentation techniques, giving readers inspiration for creating their own; and is structured so that readers can easily find answers to particular questions. Clear heading for each section indicates its message, highlighted with graphic illustrations Two summary paragraphs that complement the visual images and clearly discuss the main point Numerous examples of high-quality figures, page layouts, slides, posters, and web pages to help stimulate readers' ideas for their own presentations Numerous "before and after" examples to illustrate the contrast between poor and outstanding presentations



CPHON Exam Secrets Study Guide

CPHON Exam Secrets Study Guide Author Mometrix Media
ISBN-10 161403513X
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 172
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CPHON Exam Secrets helps you ace the ONCC Certified Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurse Exam without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CPHON Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. CPHON Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CPHON Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Anemia, Neutropenia, Sickle Cell Disease, Thalassemias, Hemophilia, Hodgkin Lymphoma, Hereditary Spherocytosis, Hematopoietic Growth Factors, Immunotherapy, Radiation Therapy, Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Von Willebrand Disease, Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, Platelet Transfusions, Chemotherapeutic Agents, Growth and Development, Family Systems Theory, Nursing Assessment and Intervention in Children, Psychosocial Dimensions of Care, Psychosocial Adaptation, Spiritual Beliefs/Rituals, Social Relationships, Parenting, Cultural Diversity, Common Fears and Coping Strategies, Hospitalization, Epidemiology, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML), Pathophysiology of Leukemia, and much more...



Internal Medicine A Guide to Clinical Therapeutics

Internal Medicine A Guide to Clinical Therapeutics Author Rebecca L. Attridge
ISBN-10 9780071804790
Release 2012-10-26
Pages 256
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THE LATEST THERAPEUTIC TREATMENT OPTIONS IN INTERNAL MEDICINE--AT YOUR FINGERTIPS This peer-reviewed guide highlights important therapeutic treatment options for the most common diseases managed by clinicians practicing internal medicine. SHORT BULLETED CONTENT for ease of use in a clinical setting ORGANIZED BY DISEASE STATE CLINICAL PEARLS to aid in disease management EMBEDDED REFERENCES to facilitate further research DRUG TABLES that include product availability, disease-specific dosing, common adverse reactions and drug/drug interactions SECTIONS INCLUDE: Cardiology, Pulmonary, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Nutrition, Hematology and Oncology, Infectious Disease, Rheumatology, Psychiatry, Pain, and Transplant HELPFUL APPENDICES INCLUDE: Antidotes, Immunizations, Intrathecal Injections, Intravenous Immunoglobulin, Lab/Drug Interactions and Drug Abuse, Mechanical Ventilation, QT Prolongation, and Steroid Conversion Chart



Practical Algorithms in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Practical Algorithms in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Author Richard H. Sills
ISBN-10 9783805574327
Release 2003
Pages 114
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This is the only comprehensive collection of algorithms which exclusively addresses hematologic and oncologic problems affecting neonates, children and adolescents. Examining clinical problems which challenge the pediatrician, general practitioner and family practice physician, each algorithm utilizes a concise, step-by-step approach based upon clues from the history, physical examination and laboratory studies. The algorithms addressing differential diagnosis clearly distinguish between the most common etiologies, those that are less frequent, and finally some that are rare but important to recognize. The 51 topics include evaluation of anemia, sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, hemolytic anemia, the bleeding child, thrombocytopenia and other platelet disorders, hemophilia, leukocyte disorders, leukemias, lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly, approaches to mass lesions in the mediastinum, abdomen, pelvis, bones and soft tissues as well as approaches to potential emergencies such as tumor lysis and superior vena cava syndromes. The oncology topics emphasize diagnostic approach and management of complications, and not the details of chemotherapy. All algorithms are presented with a page of explanatory notes and a list of selected reading. Pediatricians, family physicians and general practitioners will find this book very helpful in managing problems in their practices. Trainees in pediatric hematology will find it a useful tool in developing approaches to solve the problems they will encounter, and pediatric hematologists/oncologists will find it useful as a teaching tool.



Paediatric Haematology and Oncology

Paediatric Haematology and Oncology Author Simon Bailey
ISBN-10 9780199299676
Release 2010
Pages 598
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"Paediatric Haematology and Oncology aims to provide specialist trainees and staff in childhood cancer-related medical or other healthcare disciplines with an easily accessible source of information about the basic principles of childhood cancer and leukaemia, as well as much of the more detailed specialist knowledge required to care for children with these conditions." --Book Jacket.