Drug Information Handbook for Oncology

Author: Lexi-Comp

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  • ISBN: 9781591952770
  • Author: Lexi-Comp
  • Publ Date: 2009-12-31
  • Edition: 8
  • Pages: 1560
  • Status: O/P
  • ID - 64624


The Drug Information Handbook for Oncology is designed to meet the needs of all oncology professionals involved in prescribing, preparing, and administering therapy. This edition contains 286 drug monographs and over 400 chemotherapy regimens, cross-referenced and organized in a concise, uniform format. Valuable supporting information is included in the Appendix, Special Topics section, and the Pharmacologic Category Index. THE BENEFITS: The content of the Drug Information Handbook for Oncology is presented in tabbed sections and organized like a dictionary for ease-of-use. Medications are located by generic name, with each monograph including up to 42 unique fields of information. The Chemotherapy Regimens section provides a comprehensive presentation of cancer chemotherapy regimens, listed alphabetically by regimen name (acronym). An index also lists regimens by indication. The Special Topics section covers important cancer-related issues such as pain management, bone marrow transplantation, managing infections, safe handling of hazardous drugs, and more. UPDATES TO THIS EDITION: * 29 New Drug Monographs * 73 New Chemotherapy Regimens o Over 140 New Variations within the Regimens * Two Additional Special Topics: o Palliative Care Medicine o Hospice (End of Life) Care * Special Topics Updates: o Management of Drug Extravasations o Management of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting o Management of Infections o Fertility and Cancer Therapy o Malignant Effusions o Hypercalcemia o Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs


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