Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

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byLanzkowsky, Philip, Philip Lanzkowsky

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Entirely updated to reflect modern thinking and protocols, the Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology provides concise information needed for the day-to-day management of children with pediatric hematologic and oncologic diseases. The clear style allows readers to make an accurate diagnosis and permits him/her to treat patients even if they have not had extensive previous hematologic or oncologic experience. Pertinent advances in molecular genetics, cytogenetics, immunology, transplantation and biochemistry are the result of 40 years of practical experience by the author in the management of patients and incorporates various contributors who have had extensive clinical experience.

* Features numerous tables, flow diagrams, protocols, and algorithms for quick access of essential clinical information necessary for the diagnosis and management of these diseases in children
* Designed as a concise, easy to use guide for medical students, residents, fellows, pediatric hematologists/oncologists, pediatric nurses and nurse practitioners
* Much of the practical information contained in this manual is not found in standard textbooks
* Straightforward style without any redundant words or references

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Entirely updated to reflect modern thinking and protocols, the Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology provides concise information needed for the day-to-day management of children with pediatric hematologic and oncologic diseases. The clear style allows readers to make an accurate diagnosis and permits him/her to treat patients ev...

Dr. Philip Lanzkowsky is Chief-of-Staff of the Schneider Children's Hospital. He is Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Director of the Pediatric Residency Training Program and Professor of Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In 1994, he was appointed Exec...

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Format:OtherDimensions:856 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:June 1, 2005Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080497314

ISBN - 13:9780080497310

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Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface to Fourth Edition

Preface to Third Edition

Preface to Second Edition

Preface to First Edition

Chapter 1. Classification and Diagnosis of Anemia During Childhood

Chapter 2. Anemia During the Neonatal Period

Chapter 3. Iron-Deficiency Anemia

Chapter 4. Megaloblastic Anemia

Chapter 5 . Hematologic Manifestations of Systemic Illness

Chapter 6. Bone Marrow Failure

Chapter 7. Hemolytic Anemia

Chapter 8. Polycythemia

Chapter 9. Disorders of White Blood Cells

Chapter 10. Disorders of Platelets

Chapter 11. Disorders of Coagulation

Hemostatic Disorders

Thrombotic Disorders

Chapter 12. Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly

Chapter 13. Lymphoproliferative Disorders, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, and Myeloproliferative Disorders

Chapter 14. Leukemias

Chapter 15. Hodgkin Disease

Chapter 16. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Chapter 17. Central Nervous System Malignancies

Chapter 18. Neuroblastoma

Chapter 19. Wilms' Tumor

Chapter 20. Rhabdomyosarcoma and Other Soft-Tissue Sarcomas

Chapter 21. Malignant Bone Tumors

Chapter 22. Histiocytosis Syndromes

Chapter 23. Retinoblastoma

Chapter 24. Miscellaneous Tumors

Chapter 25. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Chapter 26. Supportive Care and Management of Oncologic Emergencies

Chapter 27. Evaluation, Investigations and Management of Late Effects of Childhood Cancer

Appendix 1. Hematologic Reference Values

Appendix 2. CD Antigen Designations

Appendix 3. Biological Tumor Markers

Appendix 4. Pharmacologic Properties of Commonly Used Chemotherapy Agents

Index