Handbook Of Cancer Emergencies

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Author: Mark Marinella, MD, FACP, CNSP
Affiliation: Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN 10: 0763769894
ISBN 13: 9780763769895
eISBN: 9781449618575
Edition: 1st
Since cancer is a leading cause of hospitalization in the Western World, clinicians of all specialties are touched by this disease almost daily in their professional endeavors. As such, any physician, nurse, or health care professional involved in cancer care should be familiar with the various acute complications that afflict patients with cancer. The Handbook of Cancer Emergencies is a protable, up-to-date, comprehensive guide to the most common oncologic emergencies, acute medical disorders, and treatment-related complications that can occur with malignancy, and includes are such topics as cardiac tamponade, spinal cord compression, and hypercalcemia. This book is an essential resource not only for oncologists/hematologists, but also for physicians and health care professionals of varying specialties who provide day-to-day patient care.
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