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Paediatric Oncology : Acute Nursing Care - Faith Gibson

Paediatric Oncology

Acute Nursing Care

Hardcover Published: 15th September 2006
ISBN: 9781861560476
Number Of Pages: 616

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This textbook examines the depth of late-1990s practices and advances in the nursing of a child with cancer. Divided into four sections, 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. Throughout, the book information boxes give useful guidance in good practice in this developing specialism.

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.

ISBN: 9781861560476
ISBN-10: 1861560478
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 616
Published: 15th September 2006
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.93 x 16.49  x 3.92
Weight (kg): 1.02
Edition Number: 1