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copertina di Practical Neuro - Oncology

Practical Neuro - Oncology

di McAllister - Ward - Schulman - DeAngelis  • 2001  • dettagli prodotto


You can effectively learn how to treat common neurologic problems faced by cancer patients. This concise, handy reference focuses on practical aspects of care for patients with tumors affecting the nervous system and neurologic complications of cancer. Table of Contents:GENERAL INFORMATION: Primary Tumors of the Central Nervous System; Metastatic Tumors of the Central Nervous System; Genetic Syndromes and Risk Factors; INITIAL PATIENT EVALUATION AND CARE: Brain Tumor Presentations; Spinal Cord Tumor Presentations; Approach to the Evaluation of New Patients; Practical Strategies for Providing Appropriate Patient Care; An Introduction to Clinical Trials; DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES: Diagnostic Imaging of the Nervous System; Lumbar Puncture and CSF Analysis; Pathologic Diagnosis; COMMONLY USED TREATMENTS IN NEURO-ONCOLOGY: Radiotherapy; Chemotherapy; Corticosteroids; Neurosurgical Interventions; SPECIFIC TUMORS: Primary Tumors - Malignant Astrocytomas; Other Astrocytomas; Oligodendrogliomas; Brainstem Gliomas; Pituitary Region Tumors; Germ Cell and Pineal RegionTumors; Medulloblastomas and other Primitive Neuroepithelial Tumors (PNET); Meningiomas and other Meningeal Tumors; Tumors of the Optic Nerve and Chiasm; Primary CNS Lymphomas; Primary Spinal Cord Tumors; Metastatic Tumors - Spinal Cord Metastasis; Brain Metastasis; Leptomeningeal Metastasis; APPROACH TO CLINICAL PROBLEMS IN NEURO-ONCOLOGY: Anorexia and Weight Loss; Brain Tumors in Pregnancy and Women; Central Nervous System Infections; Constipation; Cranial Nerve Syndromes; Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolus; Depression and Anxiety; Differential Diagnosis of Brain Tumor Progression; Fatigue and Weakness; Fever and Neutropenia; Gait Disorders; Headaches; Hiccups; Increased Intracranial Pressure, Herniation Syndromes, and Coma; Insomnia; Mental Status Changes; Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting; Paraneoplastic Syndromes; Peripheral Nerve Problems: Plexopathies and Neuropathies; Seizures and Other Spells; Stroke and other Cerebrovascular Complications; Urinary Problems; Visual Symptoms; PAIN AND TERMINAL CARE; Palliative and Terminal Care; Cancer Pain Management


ISBN: 0750671807

Titolo: Practical Neuro - Oncology


Editore: Elsevier - Butterworth - Heinemann

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2001

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 21x27 cm

Pagine: 350

Peso: 0.6 kg