The Washington Manual of Hematology and Oncology Subspecialty Consult

The Washington Manual of Hematology and Oncology Subspecialty Consult

by Amanda F. Cashen, Brian Van Tine
     
 

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The Washington Manual Subspecialty Consult Series is designed to provide quick access to the essential information needed to evaluate a patient on a subspecialty consult service. The Washington Manual of Hematology and Oncology subspecialty consult has been completely reviewed, revised, and follows the bulleted format and template of The Washington Manual of Medical…  See more details below

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The Washington Manual Subspecialty Consult Series is designed to provide quick access to the essential information needed to evaluate a patient on a subspecialty consult service. The Washington Manual of Hematology and Oncology subspecialty consult has been completely reviewed, revised, and follows the bulleted format and template of The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 33/e to allow for quick,readily accessible information. This edition has been updated to include new standards in the treatment of malignancies and hematologic disorders, mechanisms of action of new therapeutic agents, and the current use of molecular prognostic factors. The information in each chapter is now presented in a consistent format, with important references cited. The Manual is a practical reference for fellows, residents, and medical students rotating on hematology and oncology subspecialty services. Most of the authors are hematology-oncology fellows or internal medicine residents, the physicians who have recent experience with the issues and questions that arise in the course of training in these subspecialties. Primary care practitioners and other health care professionals also will find this manual useful as a quick reference source in hematology and oncology. Features include: New, templated format same as The Washington University Medical Therapeutics, 33e Contains synopsis of symptoms, signs, and problems encountered in their daily workflow in a bulleted format for quick salient points Includes new standards in the treatment of malignancies and hematologic disorders, mechanisms of action of new therapeutic agents, and the current use of molecular prognostic factors

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"This book fulfills its purpose of providing a concise review of hematology and oncology and can be used by people at various stages of medical training. Because of the updated references, this third edition is appropriate."

Doody's Reviews (March, 2013)
Ari Polish, MD (Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine)

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Reviewer: Ari Polish, MD (Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine)
Description: This is a concise review of relevant topics in hematology and oncology. The diagrams are very helpful and the references are up to date.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide a concise yet practical reference for fellows and residents who are doing rotations in hematology and oncology.
Audience: The authors indicate that the book is for medical students, residents, and fellows. This is a broad range in terms of knowledge base, but readers at all three levels can find this book useful.
Features: It provides a fairly comprehensive review of topics in hematology and oncology. The references enable readers to dig deeper on topics that pique their interest.
Assessment: This book fulfills its purpose of providing a concise review of hematology and oncology and can be used by people at various stages of medical training. Because of the updated references, this third edition is appropriate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451181838
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date:
06/28/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
488
Sales rank:
1,258,646
File size:
8 MB

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