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Paediatric Oncology: Acute Nursing Care

Paediatric Oncology: Acute Nursing Care

Faith Gibson, Margaret Evans

ISBN: 978-1-861-56047-6

Sep 2006

616 pages

Select type: Hardcover

In Stock

$177.99

Description

The book addresses four modalities of treatment: chemotherapy, surgery, radiotherapy, and bone marrow transplant. Each of the four sections looks at specific areas including symptom management, complications, and late effects.
Chemotherapy: Principles

Administration.

Side effects.

Future trends.

Bone Marrow Transplant: Historical perspective.

Transplant as a treament modality.

Complications.

Preparation of the child and family.

Future developments.

Surgery: General surgery.

Neurosurgery.

Bone cancers.

Radiotherapy: Nature of.

Administration.

Acute and subacute effects.

Role in palliation.

Late effects.