Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, 5th Edition (ORIGINAL PDF from Publisher)


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by Philip Lanzkowsky

Given that there have been considerable advances in the treatment and management of oncologic diseases in children, the fifth edition of this successful clinical manualwill 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 patientswithouthavingextensive previous hematologic/oncologic experience.A list of normal values at various ages in children, providing an extremely useful reference for patient management is included.

  • Selected for inclusion in Doody’s Core Titles 2013, an essential collection development tool for health sciences libraries
  • 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

Audience: Medical students, pediatric residents, pediatric fellows in hematology/oncology practicing hematologists and oncologists both adult (who may be seeing children) and pediatricians; pediatric oncology nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who will find a host of clinical information needed for the day-to-day management of children with pediatric hematologic and oncologic diseases and useful to pediatric hematologists and oncologists interested in up-to-date management and in getting another opinion on this subject matter; for smaller institutions and countries who do not have access to national protocols for the treatment of childhood cancer.

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780123751546
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 10/15/2010
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 1058


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