Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Other | June 6, 2005

byPhilip Lanzkowsky, Philip Lanzkowsky

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Given that there have been considerable advances in the treatment and management of oncologic diseases in children, the fifth edition of this successful clinical manual will be entirely updated to incorporate all current protocols and developments.This edition will be a comprehensive book on patient management, replete with algorithms and flow diagrams on diagnosis and management. Its concise and easy-to-read format will enable readers to make accurate diagnoses and permit them to treat patients without having extensive previous hematologic/oncologic experience. A list of normal values at various ages in children, providing an extremely useful reference for patient management is included.



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  • Offers a concise, systematic approach to all pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders in one reference manual
  • Easy-to-read format: multiple tables, charts, and flow-diagrams for diagnosis and management of pediatric hematologic and oncologic disorders
  • Clear presentation by practicing clinicians, who are also academic researchers, of recent developments in molecular genetics, cytogenetics, immunology, transplantation, and biochemistry

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Given that there have been considerable advances in the treatment and management of oncologic diseases in children, the fifth edition of this successful clinical manual will be entirely updated to incorporate all current protocols and developments.This edition will be a comprehensive book on patient management, replete with algorithms ...

Dr. Philip Lanzkowsky was born in Cape Town on March 17, 1932 and graduated high school from the South African College and obtained his MB ChB degree from the University of Cape Town School of Medicine in 1954 and his Doctorate degree in 1959 for his thesis on Iron Deficiency Anemia In Children. He completed a pediatric residency at th...

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Format:OtherDimensions:1058 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:June 6, 2005Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123751551

ISBN - 13:9780123751553

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Chapter 1 - Classification & Diagnosis of Anemia during Childhood (Lanzkowsky) / Chapter 2 - Anemia During the Neonatal Period (Lanzkowsky) / Chapter 3 - Iron-Deficiency Anemia (Lanzkowsky) / Chapter 4 - Magaloblastic Anemia (Lanzkowsky) / Chapter 5 - Hematologic Manifestations of System Illness (Wolfe) / Chapter 6 - Bone Marrow Failure (Lipton) / Chapter 7 - Hemolytic Anemia due to Membrane & Enzyme Defects (Wolfe) / Chapter 8 - Hemoglobinopathies.... Sickle Cell Disease/ Thalassemia (Kwiatkowski) / Chapter 9 - Extracorpuscular Hemolytic Disease (Wolfe) / Chapter 10 - Polycythemia (Prchal) / Chapter 11 - Disorders of the White Blood Cells (Menell) / Chapter 12 - Disorders of Platelets (Bussel) / Chapter 13 - Hemostatic Disorders (Acharya) / Chapter 14 - Thrombotic Disorders (Acharya) / Chapter 15 - Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly (Lanzkowsky) / Chapter 16 - Lymphoproliferative Disorders, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Myeloprof Dis (Teachey) / Chapter 17 - Leukemias (Redner) / Chapter 18 - Histiocytosis Syndromes (Arceci) / Chapter 19 - Hodgkin's Disease (Friedman) / Chapter 20 - Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (Cairo) / Chapter 21 - Central Nervous System Malignancies (Atlas) / Chapter 22 - Neuroblastoma (Park) / Chapter 23 - Wilms' Tumor (Dome) / Chapter 24 - Rhabdomyosarcoma & Other Soft Tissue Sarcomas (Fein-Levy) / Chapter 25 - Malignant Bone Tumors (Marina) / Chapter 26 - Retinoblastoma (Friedman) / Chapter 27 - Germ Cell Tumors (Olson) / Chapter 28 - Primary Hepatic Tumors (Olson) / Chapter 29 - Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (Sahdev) / Chapter 30 - Management of Oncologic Emergencies (Rheingold) / Chapter 31 - Supportive Care of Patients with Cancer (Wolfe) / Chapter 32 - Eval, Investigations & Management of Late Effects of Childhood Cancer (Fish) / Chapter 33 - Psycho-Social Aspects of Managing Oncologic Patients (Wiener)