Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
This manual is a concise, practical, up-to-date book for practitioners responsible for the care of children with hematologic and oncologic disease. It is specifically designed for medical students, pediatric house staff, fellows in pediatric hematology-oncology seeking a systematic approach to these diseases and a guide in preparation for board examinations, and practicing hematologists and oncologists seeking another opinion and an approach to the diagnosis and management of these disorders. The book is replete with detailed tables, flow diagrams and algorithms for investigation and clinical management of these diseases. The basic orientation and intent of the book is clinical and the book reflects a uniform systematic approach to diagnosis and management of hematologic and oncologic diseases in children.
- Hardback | 800 pages
- 183.6 x 262.1 x 38.6mm | 1,582.23g
- 28 Feb 2000
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
- 3rd Revised edition
- tables, diagrams
About Philip Lanzkowsky
Dr. Philip Lanzkowsky is Chief-of-Staff of the Schneider Children's Hospital. He is Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Director of the Pediatric Residency Training Program and Professor of Pediatrics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In 1994, he was appointed Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs and Medical Director of Long Island Jewish Medical Center. In 1999, he was appointed Vice President for the Children's Health Network of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. The author of four texts in pediatric hematology-oncology, Dr. Lanzkowsky has in excess of 270 scientific publications to his name. He is the U.S. editor of the international journal Pediatric Reviews and Communications, and is Editor-in-Chief of The Children's Hospital Quarterly and is a member of the editorial board of Social Work in Health Care.
Table of contents
Contributors. Preface to the Third Edition. Preface to the Second Edition. Preface to the First Edition. Classification and Diagnosis of Anemia during Childhood. Anemia during the Neonatal Period. Iron-Deficiency Anemia. Megaloblastic Anemia. Hematologic Manifestations of Systemic Illness. Bone Marrow Failure. Hemolytic Anemia. Polycythemia. Disorders of the White Blood Cells. Disorders of Platelets. Hemostasis. Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly. Lympohproliferative Disorders and Myelodysplastic Syndromes. Leukemias. Hodgkin's Disease. Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Central Nervous System Malignancies. Neuroblastoma. ; Wilms' Tumor. Rhabdomyosarcoma and Other Soft Tissue Sarcomas. Malignant Bone Tumors. Histiocytosis Syndromes. Retinoblastoma. Miscellaneous Tumors. Bone Marrow Transplantation. Supportive Care and Management of Oncologic Emergencies. Late Effects of Childhood Cancer. Appendix 1: Hematologic Reference Values. Appendix 2: CD Antigen Designations. Appendix 3: Biological Tumor Markers. Appendix 4: Pharmacologic Properties of the Commonly Used Chemotherapy Agents.