Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary Health Team
April 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
With background information for effectively communicating with clients, including coverage of veterinary cancer surgery and radiation therapy, the book provides specific strategies that address the challenging emotional issues surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in pets. With particular insight into the technician's role, Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary Health Team is a must-have reference for any practice offering chemotherapy.
1 Dispelling the Myths of Animal Cancer and Its Treatment (Douglas H. Thamm).
2 Cancer Basics (Kenneth Crump).
3 Preparation for Chemotherapy Administration (Kenneth Crump).
4 Assessment of the Chemotherapy Patient (Kenneth Crump and Douglas H. Thamm).
5 Chemotherapy Handling, Safety and Disposal (Richard Allen and Kenneth Crump).
6 Workflow for Chemotherapy Administration (Kenneth Crump).
7 Chemotherapy Agents (Douglas H. Thamm).
8 Management of Chemotherapy Side Effects (Douglas H. Thamm).
9 Compassionate Client Communication (Erin Allen and Gail Bishop).
Douglas Thamm, VMD, DACVIM (Oncology), is an associate professor of oncology at Colorado State University. He has over 12 years of oncology practice experience and lectures internationally on animal cancer and its treatment.