ESMO Handbook of Oncological Emergencies
Edited by Paris A Kosmidis, Dirk Schrijvers, Fabrice Andre, Sylvie Rottey
CRC Press – 2005 – 160 pages
Young medical oncologists, who may often find themselves faced by major complications caused by cancer or by cancer treatment, will welcome this handbook as a highly useful tool to develop their knowledge and skills in the area.
Initiated by the European Society for Medical Oncology’s (ESMO) Young Medical Oncologists Working Group, this succinct text has been written by a distinguished team of young medical oncologists and senior figures in the field, and is designed to provide oncologists with a secure practical grounding in the correct courses of action to follow in an emergency.
The key topics covered include:
* cardiovascular complications
* neurological complications
* renal and urologic complications
* metabolic complications
* respiratory complications
* gastro-intestinal complications
* hematologic complications
* cancer pain.
Section I. Cardiovascular Complications Section II. Neurological Complications Section III. Renal and Urologic Complications Section IV. Metabolic Complications Section V. Respiratory Complications Section VI. Gastro-intestinal Complications. Section VII. Hematologic Complications Section VIII. Cancer Pain.