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Title Supportive care in cancer : a handbook for oncologists / edited by Jean Klastersky, Stephen C. Schimpff, Hans-Jorg Senn.
Imprint New York : M. Dekker, 1999.
Edition 2nd ed., rev. and expanded.

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Series Basic and clinical oncology ; 19
Basic and clinical oncology ; 19.
Subject Cancer -- Palliative treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Cancer -- Complications -- Treatment -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Alt Name Klastersky, J. (Jean)
Schimpff, Stephen C., 1941-
Senn, Hansjorg.
Alternate Title Handbook of supportive care in cancer.
Description 1 online resource (xxii, 810 pages) : illustrations
Edition 2nd ed., rev. and expanded.
Note "First edition published as Handbook of supportive care in cancer"--Title page verso
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Therapy of infections in cancer patients -- Fungal infections -- Management of viral infections -- New and unusual infections in neutropenic patients with cancer : concern about antibiotic-resistant bacteria -- Prevention of infection in cancer patients -- Bleeding and coagulation problems -- Bone marrow transplantation -- Management of nausea and vomiting -- Oral care for the cancer patient -- Mucositis -- Diarrhea -- Chemotherapy side effects and their management -- Management of cancer anorexia and cachexia -- Sexual health and functioning after cancer -- Pain control in patients with cancer -- Psychiatric disorders in cancer patients -- Obstructive syndromes -- Management of malignant effusion -- Neurological complications -- Bone metastases -- Dermatologic complications -- Intensive care and Oncological emergencies -- Outpatient management of chemotherapy treated patients -- Infusion, access devices, and complications of extravasation -- Practical guide to chemotherapy and hormonal therapy administration for physicians and nurses -- Ostomy care -- Fatigue in patients with cancer -- Care of the patient close to death -- Delivery of cancer care at home -- Complementary medicine -- Hospice and palliative care -- Information, education, and counseling : essentials of supportive cancer care.
Summary A discussion of the multiple approaches caregivers take to relieve the emotional and physical discomfort of patients suffering from neoplasia. This edition contains new chapters on complementary and alternative medical techniques for cancer support care and on cancer care in the home.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585129053 (electronic bk.)
9780585129051 (electronic bk.)
0824746740 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780824746742 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0824719980 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 44965101
Additional Format Print version: Supportive care in cancer. 2nd ed., rev. and expanded. New York : M. Dekker, 1999 0824719980 (DLC) 99032709 (OCoLC)41527845
Table of Contents
1Therapy of Infections in Cancer Patients / Jean Klastersky1
2Fungal Infections / Ben E. De Pauw49
3Management of Viral Infections / Pierre Reusser87
4New and Unusual Infections in Neutropenic Patients with Cancer: Concern About Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria / Stephen H. Zinner113
5Prevention of Infection in Cancer Patients / Stephen C. Schimpff129
6Bleeding and Coagulation Problems [et al.] / M. Dicato, F. Ries, C. Duhem155
7Bone Marrow Transplantation / D. Bron191
8Management of Nausea and Vomiting / Maurizio Tonato, Fausto Roila213
9Oral Care for the Cancer Patient / C. Daniel Overholser229
10Mucositis / James G. Gallagher253
11Diarrhea / James G. Gallagher265
12Chemotherapy Side Effects and Their Management / Pavel Klener279
13Management of Cancer Anorexia and Cachexia / Prema P. Peethambaram, Charles L. Loprinzi297
14Sexual Health and Functioning After Cancer / Patricia A. Ganz, Beth E. Meyerowitz, Martin A. Perez309
15Pain Control in Patients with Cancer / Stuart A. Grossman329
16Psychiatric Disorders in Cancer Patients / Darius Razavi, Friedrich Stiefel345
17Obstructive Syndromes / Anne O'Donnell, Martin H. N. Tattersall371
18Management of Malignant Effusion / Nobukazu Fujimoto, Kenji Eguchi387
19Neurological Complications / Jerzy G. Hildebrand419
20Bone Metastases / J. J. Body453
21Dermatologic Complications / Gerald P. Bodey483
22Intensive Care and Oncological Emergencies / Jean-Paul Sculier507
23Outpatient Management of Chemotherapy Treated Patients / Edward B. Rubenstein, Charlotte C. Sun541
24Infusion, Access Devices, and Complications of Extravasation / J. C. Pector569
25Practical Guide to Chemotherapy and Hormonal Therapy Administration for Physicians and Nurses / Nathalie Cornez, Ahmad Awada, Martine J. Piccart579
26Ostomy Care / Debra Broadwell Jackson615
27Fatigue in Patients with Cancer / Agnes Glaus655
28Care of the Patient Close to Death / J. Norelle Lickiss677
29Delivery of Cancer Care at Home / Vincent Vinciguerra, James T. D'Olimpio693
30Complementary Medicine / Stephen C. Schimpff709
31Hospice and Palliative Care / Elizabeth LeTourneau-Lee, Michael E. Frederich733
32Information, Education, and Counseling: Essentials of Supportive Cancer Care / Agnes Glaus, Gertrude Grahn761

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