HEMATOLOGY

Transfusion Medicine

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Chapter Outline RED BLOOD CELL TRANSFUSIONS Indications for Transfusion Packed Red Blood Cells Leukoreduction of Red Blood Cells Irradiation of Red Blood Cells Immunologic Considerations Compatibility Procedures Selection of Blood…

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Hepatoblastoma and Other Liver Tumors in Children

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Chapter Outline INTRODUCTION AND EPIDEMIOLOGY ORIGINS OF HEPATOBLASTOMA GENETIC PREDISPOSITION AND LIVER TUMORIGENESIS Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Overgrowth Syndromes and Hepatoblastoma Other Syndromes Genetic Syndromes and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Genetic Syndromes and…

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Childhood Cancer Survivorship

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Chapter Outline HISTORY AND OVERVIEW Recognition of Late Effects Early Mortality Identifying Risk Factors for Late Effects Interpreting Late Effects Research General Principles of Late Effects SECOND CANCERS Secondary Solid…

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Symptom Management in Children with Cancer

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Chapter Outline PAIN Epidemiology Pathophysiology Assessment Approach to the Child with Pain Analgesic Medications and Interventions Adjuvant Treatments Invasive Approaches to Pain Management Psychological and Nonpharmacologic Approaches to Pain Pediatric…

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Psychosocial Care of the Child and Family

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Chapter Outline CONCEPTUAL MODELS GUIDING THE PSYCHOSOCIAL CARE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES PROFESSIONAL ROLES AND A TEAM APPROACH TO PSYCHOSOCIAL CARE CRISIS OF A CANCER DIAGNOSIS Presenting the Diagnosis and…

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Histiocytoses

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Chapter Outline TYPES OF DENDRITIC CELLS ORIGINS OF DENDRITIC CELLS LANGERHANS CELL HISTIOCYTOSIS Incidence Clinical Features Management Refractory Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Reactivation Long-Term Consequences Overview of Therapeutic Options NON–LANGERHANS CELL…

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Ewing Sarcoma

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Chapter Outline EPIDEMIOLOGY BIOLOGIC FEATURES Chromosomal Rearrangements in Ewing Sarcoma The Cloning of EWS/FLI EWS/FLI and Other TET/ETS Fusions in Ewing Sarcoma Ewing Sarcoma Cell of Origin EWS/FLI Target Genes…

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Palliative Care in Pediatric Oncology

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Chapter Outline INTEGRATING PALLIATIVE CARE FROM THE TIME OF DIAGNOSIS Advantages of Early Integration of Palliative Care Enhancing Integration of Palliative Care When Cure is No Longer Possible MAKING THE…

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Nursing Care of Patients with Childhood Cancer

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Chapter Outline HISTORY OF PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY NURSING Nursing Education and Professional Certification OVERVIEW OF THE PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY NURSE’S ROLE The Nurse’s Relationship with Patients, Families, and Other Providers CARING FOR…

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Infectious Disease in the Pediatric Cancer Patient

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Chapter Outline INTRODUCTION GENERAL ISSUES RELEVANT TO INFECTIONS Risk Factors for Infection Infection Classification Intervention Approaches MAJOR PATHOGENS Bacteria Fungi Viral Infections Protozoal Infections FEVER AND NEUTROPENIA Initial Risk Stratification…

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