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Drug Information Handbook for Oncology (edition 2014)

by Diedra L. Bragalone, Ed. (Author)

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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 320 drug monographs and 455 chemotherapy regimens, cross-referenced and organized in a concise, uniform format.
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Title:Drug Information Handbook for Oncology
Authors:Diedra L. Bragalone, Ed. (Author)
Info:Lexi-Comp (2014), Edition: 12, 1956 pages
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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 320 drug monographs and 455 chemotherapy regimens, cross-referenced and organized in a concise, uniform format.

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The Lexicomp Drug Information Handbook for Oncology provides healthcare professionals with vital information on antineoplastic agents, ancillary medications, combination chemotherapy regimens, and dosing protocols. Monographs contain concise fields of pharmacology detail, including a Combination Regimens field in specific oncology drug monographs with references to applicable chemotherapy regimens. The Special Topics section reviews cancer-related issues, such as the management of EGFR inhibitor toxicities: dermatologic, ocular, and gastrointestinal; venous thromboembolism in the cancer patient; chronic pain management (cancer); hospice (end of life) care; palliative care medicine (cancer); hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; management of infections; safe handling of hazardous drugs; and emetogenic potential of antineoplastic agents in children. The Appendix adds valuable information on conversions, renal function tests, comparative drug charts, and laboratory reference values for adults. Includes: *332 total drug monographs *487 chemotherapy regimens *797 variations within the regimens *Up to 50 fields of information *Over 150 Appendix pages Updates to this edition: *19 New Drug Monographs *49 New Chemotherapy Regimens *87 New Variations Within the Regimens *New Special Topics: * oManagement of EGFR Inhibitor Toxicities: Dermatologic, Ocular, and Gastrointestinal oEmetogenic Potential of Antineoplastic Agents in Children *Special Topic Updates: oSafe Handling of Hazardous Drugs - New Comprehensive Table oManagement of Drug Extravasations - Fully Revised Comprehensive Table oManagement of Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Vomiting in Adults oCommon Toxicity Criteria
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