Specialised care for cancer-related emergencies and acute conditions has evolved into a new discipline Acana a hybrid of oncology and emergency medicine. The purpose ofOncologic Emergenciesis to provide an additional resource for primary care providers (internists, family practitioners, advanced clinical practitioners), emergency physicians, oncologists and other healthcare providers who may not see oncology patients on a regular basis. Written by acute care oncology experts, Oncologic Emergenciesis an informative and authoritative review for when cancer patients require acute symptom management. The text is extensively indexed for easy access and retrieval of information. Chapters discuss triage, life and death situations, major presenting symptoms, diagnostic imaging and pathophysiology of emergency illness. Additional chapters focus on the organ system (including pain emergencies and psychiatric emergencies) with other chapters dedicated to pediatric and geriatric cancer patients. Oncologic Emergenciesis a compact, concise and comprehensive guide to the management of acute and emergency situations relating to cancer.Sai-Ching Jim Yeung, Carmen P. Escalante ... or lanreotide should be considered for prophylactic and emergency use for all carcinoid syndrome patients prior to and during anesthesia, ... Jensen M, Winkler U, Manzke O, et al. ... The Merck manual of diagnosis and therapy. ... 120a155. McDonald GA, Dubose TD Jr. Hyponatremia in the cancer patient. Oncology (Huntington) 1993; 7:55a64, 67a8, 70a1.
|Author||:||Sai-Ching Jim Yeung, Carmen P. Escalante|
|Publisher||:||PMPH-USA - 2002|