Paediatric Oncology: Acute Nursing Care / Edition 1

Paediatric Oncology: Acute Nursing Care / Edition 1

by Faith Gibson, Margaret Evans
     
 

The book addresses four modalities of treatment: chemotherapy, surgery, radiotherapy, and bone marrow transplant. Each of the four sections looks at specific areas including symptom management, complications, and late effects.See more details below

Overview

The book addresses four modalities of treatment: chemotherapy, surgery, radiotherapy, and bone marrow transplant. Each of the four sections looks at specific areas including symptom management, complications, and late effects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861560476
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/22/1999
Pages:
616
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Chemotherapy: Principles

Administration.

Side effects.

Future trends.

Bone Marrow Transplant: Historical perspective.

Transplant as a treament modality.

Complications.

Preparation of the child and family.

Future developments.

Surgery: General surgery.

Neurosurgery.

Bone cancers.

Radiotherapy: Nature of.

Administration.

Acute and subacute effects.

Role in palliation.

Late effects.

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