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Anaesthesia, intensive care, and pain management for the cancer patient

Author: Paul Farquhar-Smith; Tim Wigmore
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Farquhar-Smith; Tim Wigmore
ISBN: 9780199584642 0199584648
OCLC Number: 713182573
Description: xii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Cancer --
Haematological malignancy: a rough guide --
Cancer biology and treatment: a molecular and therapeutic overview --
Anaesthesia for specific surgeries and other interventions --
Preassessment for major cancer surgery --
Perioperative fluid management for major cancer surgery --
Anaesthesia for paediatric oncology --
Vascular access in cancer --
Anaesthesia for head and neck cancer surgery --
Perioperative management for resection of upper gastrointestinal tract cancer --
Anaesthesia for liver resection --
Anaesthesia for plastic reconstructive and free flap surgery --
Anaesthesia for gynaecological oncology surgery --
Anaesthesia for urological cancer surgery --
Malignant disease and critical care --
Stem cell transplantation and the implications for critical care --
Outcomes for cancer in intensive care --
Chemotherapy and radiotherapy: considerations for the intensivist and anaesthetist --
Interactions between critical illness management and cancer growth and spread --
Ethics and law in critical care of the cancer patient --
Cancer and pain --
Acute pain management in cancer patients taking regular opioid medication --
Cancer-induced bone pain --
Breakthrough cancer pain --
Opioid switching and the genetics of opioid sensitivity --
Cancer pain management in children --
Complementary therapies for cancer pain control --
Pain in cancer survivors.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Farquhar-Smith, Tim Wigmore.


One in three people will develop some kind of cancer in their lifetime, and anaesthetists are likely to have a major involvement in the care of the cancer patient. This book comprises four main  Read more...
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