The Washington Manual Hematology and Oncology Subspecialty Consult / Edition 2

The Washington Manual Hematology and Oncology Subspecialty Consult / Edition 2

by Amanda F. Cashen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781791561

ISBN-13: 9780781791564

Pub. Date: 04/01/2008

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Prepared by residents and fellows and reviewed by clinical faculty at the Washington University School of Medicine, this handbook is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and treatment of hematologic disorders and adult malignancies. It covers both inpatient and outpatient management approaches with the same front-lines practicality as the world-famous

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Prepared by residents and fellows and reviewed by clinical faculty at the Washington University School of Medicine, this handbook is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and treatment of hematologic disorders and adult malignancies. It covers both inpatient and outpatient management approaches with the same front-lines practicality as the world-famous Washington Manual® of Medical Therapeutics.

This thoroughly updated Second Edition includes new standards in the treatment of malignancies, mechanisms of action of new therapeutic agents, and the current use of molecular prognostic factors. Key points about diagnosis and management of disorders are bulleted for easy reference. This edition also includes illustrations.

The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781791564
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Series:
The Washington Manual® Subspecialty Consult Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
390
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

HEMATOLOGY

Introduction and Approach to Hematology
Pablo Ramirez

WBC Disorders: Leukopenia and Leukocytosis
Mark A. Schroeder

Red Blood Cell Disorders
Walter W. Chan and Jinny E. Chang

Platelets: Thrombocytopenia and Thrombocytosis
Sakib K. Khalid and Chanda Ho

Introduction to Coagulation and Laboratory Evaluation of Coagulation
Anna Margrét Halldórsdóttir

Thrombotic Disease
Meagan Jacoby and Nathan Marti

Coagulopathy
Lee Demertzis

Myelodysplasia, Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes, and Other Causes of Pancytopenia
Giridharan Ramsingh and Robert Schwartz

Myeloproliferative Disorders
Michael Martin and John Welch

Transfusion Medicine
James C. Mosley, III

Sickle Cell Disease
Meagan A. Jacoby

Drugs That Affect Hemostasis: Anticoagulants, Thrombolytics and Antifibrinolytics
Nasreen Ilias and Mohsen Nasir

Plasma Cell Disorders
Philip E. Lammers and Tanya Wildes

ONCOLOGY

Introduction and Approach to Oncology
Prapti Patel and Tanya Wildes

Cancer Biology
Priya K. Gopalan

Chemotherapy
Kristan M. Augustin and Lindsay M. Hladnik

Introduction to Radiation Oncology
Parag J. Parikh and Imran Zoberi

Breast Cancer
Caron Rigdon and Mariana Chavez-MacGregor

Lung Cancer
Janakiraman Subramanian and Vamsidhar Velcheti

Colorectal Cancer
Coy Heldermon

Other Gastrointestinal Malignancies
David Kuperman

Malignant Melanoma
Mike G. Martin

Head and Neck Cancer
Yee Hong Chia and David Kuperman

Sarcoma
Saiama Waqar and David Kuperman

Endocrine Malignancies
Mark A. Schroeder

Urological Malignancies
Bryan A. Faller and James C. Mosley, III

Gynecologic Oncology
Andrea R. Hagemann and Israel Zighelboim

Intracranial Tumors
Coy Heldermon

The Leukemias
Michael Martin and John Welch

Lymphoma
Todd A. Fehniger

Introduction to Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Pablo Ramirez

HIV-Related Malignancies
Giridharan Ramsingh and Nina Asrani

Cancer of Unknown Primary Site
Lukas D. Wartman

Supportive Care in Oncology
Brian A. Van Tine

Oncologic Emergencies
Lukas D. Wartman

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