Paediatric Oncology: Acute Nursing Care / Edition 1

Paediatric Oncology: Acute Nursing Care / Edition 1

by Faith Gibson, Margaret Evans
     
 

ISBN-10: 1861560478

ISBN-13: 9781861560476

Pub. Date: 03/22/1999

Publisher: Wiley

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.

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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