The Washington Manual of Hematology and Oncology Subspecialty Consult

The Washington Manual of Hematology and Oncology Subspecialty Consult

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Publication Date: 2012
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781451114249

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The Washington Manual Subspecialty Consult Series is designed to provide quick access to the essential information needed to evaluate a patient on a subspecialty consult service. The Washington Manual of Hematology and Oncology subspecialty consult has been completely reviewed, revised, and follows the bulleted format and template of The Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 33/e to allow for quick,readily accessible information.
 
This edition has been updated to include new standards in the treatment of malignancies and hematologic disorders, mechanisms of action of new therapeutic agents, and the current use of molecular prognostic factors. The information in each chapter is now presented in a consistent format, with important references cited. 

The Manual is a practical reference for fellows, residents, and medical students rotating on hematology and oncology subspecialty services. Most of the authors are hematology-oncology fellows or internal medicine residents, the physicians who have recent experience with the issues and questions that arise in the course of training in these subspecialties. Primary care practitioners and other health care professionals also will find this manual useful as a quick reference source in hematology and oncology.
Features include:
  • New, templated format same as The Washington University Medical Therapeutics, 33e
  • Contains synopsis of symptoms, signs, and problems encountered in their daily workflow in a bulleted format for quick salient points
  • Includes new standards in the treatment of malignancies and hematologic disorders, mechanisms of action of new therapeutic agents, and the current use of molecular prognostic factors
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New, templated format same as The Washington University Medical Therapeutics, 33e
Contains synopsis of symptoms, signs, and problems encountered in their daily workflow in a bulleted format for quick salient points
Includes  second color to support quick access, and web resources for physicians and patients
References to a more descriptive source provided
Amanda F. Cashen MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Leukemia and Stem Cell Transplantation
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri


Brian Van Tine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Division of Hematology/Oncology

Washington University School of Medicine

St. Louis, Missouri



Edition: 3
ISBN/ISSN: 9781451114249
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 5 x 8
Pages: 488
Pub Date: 2012
Weight: 0.95
Contributing Authors
Chairman’s Note
Preface

PART I. HEMATOLOGY
1. Introduction and Approach to Hematology
Parvin F. Peddi
2. White Blood Cell Disorders: Leukopenia and Leukocytosis
George Ansstas
3. Red Blood Cell Disorders
George Ansstas
4. Platelets: Thrombocytopenia and Thrombocytosis
Gregory H. Miday and Paul Mehan
5. Introduction to Coagulation and Laboratory Evaluation of Coagulation
Tzu-Fei Wang
6. Thrombotic Disease
Tzu-Fei Wang
7. Coagulopathy
Tzu-Fei Wang
8. Myelodysplasia, Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes,
and Other Causes of Pancytopenia
Yee Hong Chia
9. Myeloproliferative Disorders
George Ansstas
10. Transfusion Medicine
Ronald Jackups and Tzu-Fei Wang
11. Sickle Cell Disease
Kim French
12. Drugs that Affect Hemostasis: Anticoagulants, Thrombolytics, and Antifibrinolytics
Amanda Cashen
13. Plasma Cell Disorders
Kristen M. Sanfilippo

PART II. ONCOLOGY
14. Introduction and Approach to Oncology
Gayathri Nagaraj
15. Cancer Biology
Kian-Huat Lim
16. Chemotherapy
Kristan M. Augustin, Lindsay M. Hladnik, Sara K. Butler,
Ali McBride, and Leigh M. Boehmer
17. Introduction to Radiation Oncology
Daniel J. Ma, Parag J. Parikh, and Imran Zoberi
18. Breast Cancer
Yee Hong Chia, Gayathri Nagaraj, and Cesar Sanchez
19. Lung Cancer
Saiama Waqar
20. Colorectal Cancer
Aruna Rokkam
21. Other Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Kian-Huat Lim
22. Malignant Melanoma
Gregory H. Miday and Yee Hong Chia
23. Head and Neck Cancer
George Ansstas
24. Sarcoma
Brian A. Van Tine
25. Endocrine Malignancies
Parvin F. Peddi
26. Urological Malignancies
Parvin F. Peddi
27. Gynecologic Oncology
Andrea R. Hagemann and Israel Zighelboim
28. Brain Tumors
Xiaoyi Hu
29. Leukemias
George Ansstas
30. Lymphoma
Amie Jackson and Kristen M. Sanfilippo
31. Introduction to Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Armin Ghobadi
32. Human Immunodeficiency Virus–Related Malignancies
Xiaoyi Hu
33. Cancer of Unknown Primary
Gayathri Nagaraj
34. Supportive Care in Oncology
Brian A. Van Tine
35. Oncologic Emergencies
Michael Ansstas

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