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Title Handbook of gynecologic oncology / edited by Richard Barakat [and others]
Published London : Martin Dunitz ; Winnipeg, Man. : Logan Bros. [distributor], 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 500 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover -- Handbook of Gynecologic Oncology -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- Dedication -- 1 Basic biostatistics -- EXPLORATORY DATA ANALYSIS -- PROBABILITY -- STATISTICAL INFERENCE -- ANALYSIS OF CATEGORICAL DATA -- SURVIVAL ANALYSIS -- REGRESSION MODELS -- CLINICAL TRIALS -- SELECTED READING -- 2 Pharmacology -- PHARMACOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT OF PAIN -- THE HEMATOPOIETIC GROWTH FACTORS -- EPO (recombinant human erythropoietin, Epogen®, Procrit®) -- CHEMOTHERAPY-INDUCED NAUSEA/VOMITING -- INITIAL ANTIMICROBIAL THERAPY FOR NEUTROPENIC FEVER -- PROPHYLACTIC AND THERAPEUTIC ANTIBIOTICS FOR COMMON INFECTIONS -- FLUID AND ELECTROLYTES -- SELECTED READING -- 3 General principles of chemotherapy -- DOSE INTENSITY -- APPROACH TO THE CHEMOTHERAPY PATIENT -- CHOICE OF CHEMOTHERAPY AGENTS -- CHEMOTHERAPY AGENTS USED IN GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY -- SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CHEMOTHERAPY -- SELECTED READING -- 4 Radiation therapy -- BASIC PRINCIPLES -- PHYSICAL PRINCIPLES -- DELIVERY METHODS IN RADIATION THERAPY -- CLINICAL USES OF RADIATION -- SELECTED READING -- 5 Critical care -- ORGAN FAILURE -- SHOCK -- ENDOCRINE AND METABOLIC CONDITIONS -- SELECTED READING -- 6 Perioperative care -- PREOPERATIVE EVALUATION -- PERIOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS -- SELECTED READING -- 7 Nutrition and TPN -- NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT -- PREVALENCE OF MALNUTRITION -- SIGNIFICANCE OF MALNUTRITION -- ETIOLOGY OF MALNUTRITION -- NUTRITIONAL THERAPIES -- SELECTED READING -- 8 Procedures in gynecologic oncology -- CENTRAL-VENOUS CATHETER INSERTION -- MANAGEMENT OF PLEURAL EFFUSIONS -- PARACENTESIS -- CYSTOSCOPY -- FLEXIBLE SIGMOIDOSCOPY -- SELECTED READING LIST -- 9 Supportive care: pain and symptom management -- PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT -- THE MANAGEMENT OF PSYCHIATRIC SYMPTOMS AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES -- PROVIDING SUPPORT AND MANAGING PRACTICAL NEEDS -- SELECTED READING -- 10 Preinvasive disease of the lower female genital tract -- VULVAR INTRAEPITHELIAL NEOPLASIA (VIN) -- VAGINAL INTRAEPITHELIAL NEOPLASIA (VAIN) -- CERVICAL INTRAEPITHELIAL NEOPLASIA (CIN) -- SELECTED READING -- 11 Vulvar cancer -- EPIDEMIOLOGY -- HISTOLOGIC TYPES -- PATTERNS OF SPREAD -- PRESENTATION OF DISEASE -- STAGING -- THERAPY -- SURVEILLANCE -- RECURRENT DISEASE -- FUTURE THERAPY -- SELECTED READING -- 12 Vaginal cancer -- EPIDEMIOLOGY -- HISTOLOGIC TYPES AND CHARACTERISTICS -- PATTERNS OF SPREAD -- DISEASE PRESENTATION -- STAGING -- THERAPY -- PROGNOSIS -- THERAPY FOR PERSISTENT OR RECURRENT DISEASE -- FUTURE THERAPY -- SELECTED READING -- 13 Cervical cancer -- EPIDEMIOLOGY -- HISTOLOGIC SUBTYPES -- PATTERNS OF SPREAD -- PRESENTATION OF DISEASE -- STAGING -- TREATMENT (Figure 13.1) -- SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS -- SURVEILLANCE -- RECURRENT DISEASE -- BREAKING BAD NEWS -- SELECTED READING -- 14 Ovarian and fallopian-tube cancer -- EPIDEMIOLOGY -- HISTOLOGIC TYPES/TUMOR GRADE -- PATTERNS OF SPREAD OF DISEASE
Notes At head of title: MD Anderson Cancer Center & Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Generative organs, Female -- Cancer -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Breast Neoplasms.
Colorectal Neoplasms.
Genital Neoplasms, Female.
Genre/Form Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Barakat, Richard R.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
ISBN 020321305X (electronic bk.)
9780203213056 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Gynecologic oncology