Entirely updated to reflect modern thinking and protocols, the Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology provides concise information needed for the day-to-day management of children with pediatric hematologic and oncologic diseases. The clear style allows readers to make an accurate diagnosis and permits him/her to treat patients even if they have not had extensive previous hematologic or oncologic experience. Pertinent advances in molecular genetics, cytogenetics, immunology, transplantation and biochemistry are the result of 40 years of practical experience by the author in the management of patients and incorporates various contributors who have had extensive clinical experience. * Features numerous tables, flow diagrams, protocols, and algorithms for quick access of essential clinical information necessary for the diagnosis and management of these diseases in children * Designed as a concise, easy to use guide for medical students, residents, fellows, pediatric hematologists/oncologists, pediatric nurses and nurse practitioners * Much of the practical information contained in this manual is not found in standard textbooks * Straightforward style without any redundant words or references
|Author||: Philip Lanzkowsky,Jeffrey M. Lipton,Jonathan D. Fish|
|Publisher||: Academic Press|
|Release Date||: 2016-04-22|
|ISBN 10||: 0128016744|
|Pages||: 788 pages|
Lanzkowsky’s Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Sixth Edition, is a comprehensive book on patient management, replete with algorithms and flow diagrams on diagnosis and management. Reflecting the considerable advances in the treatment and management of hematologic and oncologic diseases in children, the sixth edition of this successful clinical manual has been entirely updated to incorporate all current treatment protocols, new drugs, and management approaches. Its concise and easy-to-read format will enable readers to make accurate diagnoses and permit them to treat patients without having to reference larger medical textbooks. Based on the new standards of genetic classification and prognostic information that have arisen in the past five years, the sixth edition includes two new chapters (Diagnostic, Molecular, and Genomic Methodologies for the Hematologist, Transfusion Medicine) and several new expanded chapters that were previously sections in consolidated chapters (Myelodysplasia, Myeloid Leukemias, Lymphoid Leukemias, Hemolytic Anemia, and Disorders of Coagulation). Presents a concise, systematic approach to all pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders in one manual Offers an alternative to bigger references which only cover either oncologic or hematologic disorders in twice as many pages Presents an easy-to-read format: multiple tables, charts, and flow-diagrams for diagnosis and management of pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders Includes 2 new chapters and several expanded chapters: Diagnostic, Molecular and Genomic Methodologies for the Hematologist, Transfusion Medicine, Myelodysplasia, Myeloid Leukemias, and Lymphoid Leukemias
Given that there have been considerable advances in the treatment and management of oncologic diseases in children, the fifth edition of this successful clinical manual will be entirely updated to incorporate all current protocols and developments.This edition will be a comprehensive book on patient management, replete with algorithms and flow diagrams on diagnosis and management. Its concise and easy-to-read format will enable readers to make accurate diagnoses and permit them to treat patients without having extensive previous hematologic/oncologic experience. A list of normal values at various ages in children, providing an extremely useful reference for patient management is included. Selected for inclusion in Doody's Core Titles 2013, an essential collection development tool for health sciences libraries Offers a concise, systematic approach to all pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders in one reference manual Easy-to-read format: multiple tables, charts, and flow-diagrams for diagnosis and management of pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders Clear presentation by practicing clinicians, who are also academic researchers, of recent developments in molecular genetics, cytogenetics, immunology, transplantation, and biochemistry
"This new edition of Handbook of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology: Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland features practical guidance on how to handle common inpatient and outpatient challenges seen in pediatric hematology and oncology. Designed as a rapid reference to the latest diagnostic and therapeutic protocols, the text is short and didactic and supplemented with practical algorithms and case studies throughout. Completely revised and updated, there are brand-new chapters on subjects including bone marrow transplantation, pain management and palliative care. Comprehensive, yet concise, the handbook presents essential guidelines on the diagnosis and management of the most common pediatric blood disorders and malignancies, in addition to chemotherapeutic drug information and transfusion protocols. Designed for medical students, residents, and fellows, this user-friendly portable reference is also the perfect companion on the ward for pediatric hematology and oncology nurses."--Publisher's website.
|Author||: Daniela Cristina Stefan,Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo|
|Publisher||: Springer Science & Business Media|
|Release Date||: 2013-11-18|
|ISBN 10||: 1461438918|
|Pages||: 415 pages|
Typically, manuals of pediatric hematology-oncology are written by specialists from high-income countries, and usually target an audience with a sub-specialist level of training, often assisted by cutting-edge diagnostic and treatment facilities. However, approximately 80% of new cases of cancer in children appear in mid- and low-income countries. Almost invariably, general practitioners or general pediatricians without special training in oncology will look after children with malignancies who enter the health care system in these countries. The diagnostic facilities are usually limited, as are the treatment options. The survival figures in these conditions are somewhere below 20%, while in high-income countries they are in the range of 80% for many childhood cancers. Pediatric Hematology-Oncology in Countries with Limited Resources is the only book of its kind to provide specific guidance applicable to limited resource settings and builds up from the foundation of general practitioner or general pediatrician competence. Written and edited by leaders in the field, this manual educates physicians on the essential components of the discipline, filtered through the experience of specialists from developing countries, with immediate applicability in the specific healthcare environment in these countries.
Utilizes the proven Secrets Series® format to present questions and answers in a convenient, readable, concise manner The text is intended to introduce the reader to the field of pediatric hematology/oncology. Each topic covered will discuss diagnosis, clinical management, therapeutics, and innovative concepts for the future. Concise answers that also feature the authors' pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" Bulleted lists and pertinent tables for quick review and reference Succinct chapters written by experts in pediatric hematology and oncology All the most important "need-to-know" questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series Thorough, highly detailed index
|Author||: Victor S. Blanchette,Vicky R. Breakey,Shoshana Revel-Vilk|
|Publisher||: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers|
|Release Date||: 2013|
|ISBN 10||: 3318021970|
|Pages||: 254 pages|
SickKids Handbook of Pediatric Thrombosis and Hemostasis takes the reader through the entire field of paediatric thrombosis and hemostasis. This practical reference book will be a convenient, comprehensive, source of information and provides up-to-date, evidence-based guidance in the diagnosis and management of inherited and acquired bleeding disorders and thrombotic events of the venous, arterial, cardiac and central nervous systems that affect children, including the neonate. Written and reviewed by international experts in the field, SickKids Handbook of Pediatric Thrombosis and Hemostasis will guide health care professionals involved in the assessment and care of children with all types of bleeding and clotting disorders, including general and specialist pediatricians, in particular intensivists, neonatologists, cardiologists/cardiac surgeons, rheumatologists and nephrologists; hematologists/oncologists as well as nurses, nurse practitioners and pharmacists. Written in a user-friendly, algorithmic approach, the resource will serve students and trainees and assist teachers in developing practical lessons.
|Author||: Christopher E. Dandoy,Joanne M. Hilden,Amy L. Billett,Brigitta U. Mueller|
|Release Date||: 2017-06-06|
|ISBN 10||: 3319537903|
|Pages||: 378 pages|
This volume provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of patient safety issues and quality improvement for the pediatric hematology/oncology/stem cell transplant practice. The book reviews patient safety in complex healthcare delivery systems, delineates the various safety issues affecting pediatric hematology/oncology patients, and discusses quality improvement methods and improvement science that allow the reader to implement and sustain change in their home institution. The text also explores mechanisms to measure quality and safety outcomes, allowing the provider to implement proven processes shown to minimize harm to patients. Written by experts in the field, Patient Safety and Quality in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation is a valuable resource for healthcare professionals treating pediatric hematology, oncology and stem cell transplant patients.
Pediatric Oncology Nursing: Advanced Clinical Hand- signs, diagnostic and laboratory procedures, tre- book is a joint effort between nurses in Canada, the ment, prognosis, and follow up care are included for United Kingdom, and the United States. This is the each of the disorders. second edition, and has been another wonderful Part III covers cancer treatment, including c- opportunity to bring together the expertise of hema- motherapy, radiation therapy, hematopoetic stem cell tology and oncology nurses from two continents. The transplantation, surgery, gene therapy, biotherapy, c- book is designed to be a comprehensive clinical hand- plimentary and alternative medicine, and clinical trials. book for nurses in advanced practice working with The principles and description of treatment, method pediatric hematology/oncology patients. Speci? c of treatment delivery, potential side effects, and special issues related to young children and adolescents with considerations for each type of treatment are discussed. cancer and hematologic disorders are discussed. Part IV focuses on the side effects of cancer Thirty-one contributors and two editors partici- treatment in relation to metabolic processes and pated in the writing of this text. Individuals in advanced gastrointestinal, hematologic, respiratory, renal, c- practice and academic roles – nurse practitioners, clin- diovascular, neurologic, musculoskeletal, integum- ical nurse specialists, nutritionists, clinical instructors, tary, endocrine, and auditory systems. The incidence, lecturers, academicians, and educators – were involved. etiology, treatment, prevention, and prognosis are One of the most appealing features of this text is the included for each side effect reviewed.
This book covers a broad spectrum of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practices employed in pediatric oncology worldwide, with a special focus on the methods widely used in Western countries. It is a scientifically based, practice-oriented handbook that will meet the needs of pediatric oncologists working in medical practices and hospitals. An introductory section includes a comparative overview of current CAM use in pediatric oncology in different countries. Commonly used CAM methods are then discussed in a series of chapters that provide a theoretical description of the method in question, followed by more practically oriented information, including scientific data if applicable. Special attention is paid to the issue of how to integrate each method into conventional pediatric oncology. The closing parts of the book consider aspects of CAM requiring further development, such as institutional research, and provide a road map on establishing integrative pediatric oncology worldwide.
This is the second edition of a well-received compendium of information and guidance on the diagnosis and management of the various oncological diseases that are encountered in children and adolescents. For each disease entity, fundamental facts are provided that will be relevant for a range of professionals – hospital physicians, specialist nurses, psycho-oncologists, physiotherapists, family doctors, and pediatricians. Compared with the first edition, all chapters have been updated and entirely new chapters are included on rare disorders, genetic aspects, and palliative care. Throughout, rapid orientation is ensured by the clear, consistent layout and the concise, lucid style. Pediatric Oncology: A Comprehensive Guide is an excellent, easy-to-use reference that belongs on the shelf of every practitioner who encounters or treats malignancies in the pediatric age group.
|Author||: Richard H. Sills|
|Publisher||: Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers|
|Release Date||: 2003|
|ISBN 10||: 3805574320|
|Pages||: 114 pages|
This is the only comprehensive collection of algorithms which exclusively addresses hematologic and oncologic problems affecting neonates, children and adolescents. Examining clinical problems which challenge the pediatrician, general practitioner and family practice physician, each algorithm utilizes a concise, step-by-step approach based upon clues from the history, physical examination and laboratory studies. The algorithms addressing differential diagnosis clearly distinguish between the most common etiologies, those that are less frequent, and finally some that are rare but important to recognize. The 51 topics include evaluation of anemia, sickle cell anemia, thalassemia, hemolytic anemia, the bleeding child, thrombocytopenia and other platelet disorders, hemophilia, leukocyte disorders, leukemias, lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly, approaches to mass lesions in the mediastinum, abdomen, pelvis, bones and soft tissues as well as approaches to potential emergencies such as tumor lysis and superior vena cava syndromes. The oncology topics emphasize diagnostic approach and management of complications, and not the details of chemotherapy. All algorithms are presented with a page of explanatory notes and a list of selected reading. Pediatricians, family physicians and general practitioners will find this book very helpful in managing problems in their practices. Trainees in pediatric hematology will find it a useful tool in developing approaches to solve the problems they will encounter, and pediatric hematologists/oncologists will find it useful as a teaching tool.