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Paediatric Oncology: Acute Nursing Care

Paediatric Oncology: Acute Nursing Care

Faith Gibson, Margaret Evans

ISBN: 978-1-861-56047-6 September 2006 616 Pages


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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


Side effects.

Future trends.

Bone Marrow Transplant: Historical perspective.

Transplant as a treament modality.


Preparation of the child and family.

Future developments.

Surgery: General surgery.


Bone cancers.

Radiotherapy: Nature of.


Acute and subacute effects.

Role in palliation.

Late effects.