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Cancer in Children and Young People [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780470058671Publication details: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2008.ISBN:
  • 9780470519141
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cancer in Children and Young PeopleDDC classification:
  • 618.92/994
LOC classification:
  • RC281.C4G52 2007
Online resources:
Contents:
Cancer in Children and Young People; Contents; Preface; Foreword; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Part 1 Chemotherapy; Commentary: Chemotherapy; 1. Principles of Chemotherapy; 2. Chemotherapy Agents; 3. Administration of Chemotherapy; 4. Side Effects of Chemotherapy; 5. Oncological Emergencies; 6. Future Trends; Part 2 Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation; Commentary: Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation; 7. Background to the Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) Procedure; 8. Preparation for Bone Marrow Transplant
18. The Nature of Radiotherapy19. Administration of Radiotherapy; 20. Tumours and Radiotherapy Treatment; 21. Acute and Sub-acute Side Effects of Radiotherapy; 22. The Role of Radiotherapy in Palliative Care; Part 5 Late Effect of Cancer Therapies; 23. Overview of Long-Term Follow-Up; 24. Potential Physical Issues Following Cancer Treatment; 25. The Role of the Nurse in Long-Term Follow-Up; 26. Health Promotion for Long-Term Follow-Up Patients; 27. Quality of Life in Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer; Index;
9. Collection and Infusion of Bone Marrow, Peripheral Blood Stem Cells and Umbilical Cord Cells10. Protective Isolation: Nursing Issues; 11. Complications of Stem Cell Transplant; 12. Discharge Planning and Psychosocial Issues for the Family; 13. Staff Support in Stem Cell Transplant Units; 14. Further Developments in Stem Cell Transplantation; Part 3 Surgery; Commentary: General Surgery; 15. General Surgery; Commentary: Neuro-oncology; 16. Neuro-oncology; Commentary: Primary Bone Cancer in Young People; 17. Primary Bone Cancer in Young People; Part 4 Radiotherapy
Summary: Much has changed since the first book Paediatric Oncology: Acute Nursing Care (1999), therefore, this new edition encompasses these changes in relation to the practice itself and the evidence that underpins it. Emphasis is placed on ensuring terminology is accurate, in keeping with the language of the current day. The book is divided into six sections: Chemotherapy, Haematopoetic Stem Cell Transplantation, General Surgery, Radiotherapy, Late Effects of cancer therapies, and Palliative Care. There is a brief commentary at the end of each section/chapter by a 'novice' author but experienced p
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Cancer in Children and Young People; Contents; Preface; Foreword; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Part 1 Chemotherapy; Commentary: Chemotherapy; 1. Principles of Chemotherapy; 2. Chemotherapy Agents; 3. Administration of Chemotherapy; 4. Side Effects of Chemotherapy; 5. Oncological Emergencies; 6. Future Trends; Part 2 Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation; Commentary: Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation; 7. Background to the Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) Procedure; 8. Preparation for Bone Marrow Transplant

18. The Nature of Radiotherapy19. Administration of Radiotherapy; 20. Tumours and Radiotherapy Treatment; 21. Acute and Sub-acute Side Effects of Radiotherapy; 22. The Role of Radiotherapy in Palliative Care; Part 5 Late Effect of Cancer Therapies; 23. Overview of Long-Term Follow-Up; 24. Potential Physical Issues Following Cancer Treatment; 25. The Role of the Nurse in Long-Term Follow-Up; 26. Health Promotion for Long-Term Follow-Up Patients; 27. Quality of Life in Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Cancer; Index;

9. Collection and Infusion of Bone Marrow, Peripheral Blood Stem Cells and Umbilical Cord Cells10. Protective Isolation: Nursing Issues; 11. Complications of Stem Cell Transplant; 12. Discharge Planning and Psychosocial Issues for the Family; 13. Staff Support in Stem Cell Transplant Units; 14. Further Developments in Stem Cell Transplantation; Part 3 Surgery; Commentary: General Surgery; 15. General Surgery; Commentary: Neuro-oncology; 16. Neuro-oncology; Commentary: Primary Bone Cancer in Young People; 17. Primary Bone Cancer in Young People; Part 4 Radiotherapy

Much has changed since the first book Paediatric Oncology: Acute Nursing Care (1999), therefore, this new edition encompasses these changes in relation to the practice itself and the evidence that underpins it. Emphasis is placed on ensuring terminology is accurate, in keeping with the language of the current day. The book is divided into six sections: Chemotherapy, Haematopoetic Stem Cell Transplantation, General Surgery, Radiotherapy, Late Effects of cancer therapies, and Palliative Care. There is a brief commentary at the end of each section/chapter by a 'novice' author but experienced p