Description : Skeel's Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy combines in one place the most current rationale and specific details necessary to safely administer chemotherapy for most adult cancers. The handbook is a practical, diseased-focused pocket reference that emphasizes the best current medical practice as it relates to the delivery of chemotherapeutic drugs. By focusing on specific plans for treatment, the book is an invaluable resource for the daily care of cancer patients.
Description : Provides the user with a traditional wide-ranging text on chemotherapy from an interdisciplinary approach. The CD-ROM includes the majority of the information from the book, with the addition of multimedia elements to enhance the users understanding of the subject - this is approx. 25 minutes of video on important aspects such as cannulation and giving intravenous drugs.
Description : The sixth edition of this pocket-sized resource for clinicians contains a new chapter on the safety and prevention of chemotherapy medication errors. Except for pain management and ethics, which are unchanged, the remaining chapters have been revised to reflect current information. Much of the volume features descriptions of chemotherapy medications (100 new ones have been added), with description of their pharmacokinetics, dose, administration, toxicity, storage and stability, preparation, incompatibilities, and selected bibliography.
Description : The Second Edition of Lippincott's Cancer Chemotherapy Handbook is a practical, yet comprehensive, reference guide that provides alphabetical access to cancer drugs and to drug administration guidelines. Written by two high level nurses at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, this book is a valuable resource for practicing nurses, physicians, IV therapists, and other oncology health care providers. The main section includes chemotherapeutic drug monographs, drug regimens, and information on drugs needed to control side effects. New to this edition are brief sections that detail the guidelines on safe handling and administration, management of side effects, and home care guidelines.
Description : The Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy, Sixth Edition, for PDA is a practical, on-the-spot guide to the use of chemotherapy for specific cancers. Organized by site and tumor type for quick consultation at the bedside, this handheld reference provides instant access to current, reliable recommendations for selection and administration of drugs. The indispensable Archimedes™ medical calculator will be available courtesy of Skyscape. Users can navigate from Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy, Sixth Edition to Archimedes™ and vice versa via the SmartLink icon. Platform: Palm OS, Windows CE, and Pocket PC handheld devices
Description : Prepared under the aegis of the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, this handbook contains all the information clinicians need to care for patients undergoing chemotherapy for gynecologic cancers. Organized to provide quick access to critical information, the book outlines specific treatment regimens for gynecologic cancers by site and stage and offers detailed guidelines on choosing the best regimen for each patient, preparing patients for chemotherapy, and ameliorating side effects and complications. This edition includes all new drugs and chemotherapy regimens developed in the past seven years and provides expanded coverage of the use of blood products and hematologic growth factors.
Description : Treatment of patients with a brain tumor remains one of the most challenging and difficult areas of modern oncology. Recent advances in the molecular biology of these neoplasms have improved our understanding of the malignant phenotype and have lead to the development of novel forms of chemotherapy, including “targeted agents. The Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy reviews the state-of-the-art of chemotherapy development and clinical treatment of patients with this devastating disease. Handbook of Brain Tumor Chemotherapy offers a unique cutting-edge compendium of basic science and clinical information on the subject of brain tumor chemotherapy, reviewing what has been accomplished thus far and how the field will continue to evolve with the development of more specific and efficacious chemotherapeutic agents. This book represents the most complete single-volume resource available for information on the subject of brain tumor chemotherapy. Provides the most up to date information regarding conventional forms of cytotoxic chemotherapy, as well as the basic science and clinical application of molecular therapeutics, for the treatment of brain tumors Broadly appeals to anyone interested in the field of Neuro-Oncology and in the treatment of patients with brain tumors Useful to clinicians interested in a thorough overview of the use of chemotherapy in patients with a broad range of brain tumors as well as serving as a source of background information to basic scientists and pharmaceutical researchers with an interest in the molecular therapeutics of brain tumors
Description : For more than 30 years, Skeel’s Handbook of Cancer Therapy (formerly Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy) has been the resource of choice for current, reliable information on cancer treatment for most adults. The 9th Edition reflects recent significant advances in the systemic treatment of cancer, including innovations in immunotherapy, oncology genomics, and molecular targeted therapy. An invaluable reference for all levels of physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals who provide care to cancer patients, this bestselling guide combines the most current rationale and the details necessary to safely administer pharmacologic therapy, offering a balanced synthesis between science and clinical practice.
Description : This book supplements other oncology nursing textbooks and provides hands-on information to assist the nurse in providing comprehensive care to patients receiving chemotherapy and to their families. The focus of the text is on the chemotherapeutic agents, their side effects, the corresponding nursing diagnoses and care plans, and states methods of administration andhandling of these drugs.