Drug Information Handbook for Oncology, 9th Edition

by Diedra L. Bragalone, BS Pharm, MBA, BCOP
  • Soft Cover

Overview 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 304 drug monographs and over 375 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. 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 •18 New Drug Monographs •38 New Chemotherapy Regimens ?93 New Variations within the Regimens •Special Topic Updates: ?Management of Drug Extravasations ?Management of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting ?Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation ?Fertility and Cancer Therapy ?Chronic Pain Management (Cancer) ?Tumor Lysis Syndrome ?Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs

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ISBN: 9781591952909
Publisher: Lexi-Comp
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2011
Cover: Soft cover
Pages: 1707
Weight: 0.730 kg
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