Blueprints Hematology and Oncology
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  • Blueprints Hematology and Oncology

Blueprints Hematology and Oncology

by Casey O. Connell, Vanessa Dickey
     
 

Designed as a quick read for both students on a hematology/oncology rotation and others who want to know more about the specialty, Blueprints Hematology and Oncology covers the essentials that every practitioner will need to know.

Pocket-sized and practical, this book covers the most common conditions students are likely to encounter. It focuses on the

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Overview

Designed as a quick read for both students on a hematology/oncology rotation and others who want to know more about the specialty, Blueprints Hematology and Oncology covers the essentials that every practitioner will need to know.

Pocket-sized and practical, this book covers the most common conditions students are likely to encounter. It focuses on the essential content students need to know during a rotation allowing for a fast, easy read.

Twenty-five multiple-choice review questions are included to help students test their understanding of the subject. The book also features a valuable appendix on career and residency opportunities. Also included are sections on medications and their toxicities and common hematological and oncological emergencies.

Perfect for medical students -- physician assistants, nurse practitioners and related health professionals will also find Blueprints valuable.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405104494
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Series:
Blueprints Pockets Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
4.42(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

I. Overview

Chapter 1: Oncogenesis

II. Benign Hematology

Chapter 2: Peripheral Blood Basics
Chapter 3: Clotting Cascade
Chapter 4: Overview of Anemia
Chapter 5: Microcytic Anemia
Chapter 6: Normocytic Anemia
Chapter 7: Macrocytic Anemia
Chapter 8: Thrombocytopenia
Chapter 9: White Blood Cell Disorders
Chapter 10: Bleeding Disorders
Chapter 11: Thrombosis
Chapter 12: Hemochromatosis
Chapter 13: Transfusion Medicine

III. Malignant Hematology

Chapter 14: Acute Leukemias
Chapter 15: Chronic Leukemias
Chapter 16: Lymphomas
Chapter 17: Myelodysplasias
Chapter 18: Myeloproliferative Disorders
Chapter 19: Multiple Myeloma
Chapter 20: Transplantation

IV. Oncology

Chapter 21: Bladder Cancer
Chapter 22: Brain/CNS Cancers
Chapter 23: Breast Cancer
Chapter 24: Cervical Cancer
Chapter 25: Colorectal and Anal Cancers
Chapter 26: Esophageal Cancer
Chapter 27: Gastric Cancer
Chapter 28: Head and Neck Cancers
Chapter 29: Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Chapter 30: Lung Cancer
Chapter 31: Ovarian Cancer
Chapter 32: Pancreatic and Biliary Tract Cancers
Chapter 33: Prostate Cancer
Chapter 34: Renal Cell Carcinoma
Chapter 35: Sarcomas
Chapter 36: Skin Cancers
Chapter 37: Testicular Cancer
Chapter 38: Thyroid Cancer
Chapter 39: Uterine Cancer

Appendices

Appendix A: Opportunities in Hematology and Oncology
Appendix B: Review Q&A
Appendix C: Hematological/Oncological Medications and Toxicities
Appendix D: Hematological/Oncological Emergencies

Index

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