Oncology Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Acute Care of the Cancer Patient
by Andrew Shaw

Acute Care of the Cancer Patient serves as an invaluable source of guidance for anyone specializing in the care of acutely ill cancer patients-providing quick reference to effective techniques, therapies, and approaches for surgical, medical, pediatric, pain, and general oncology issues.


  • Supplies authoritative guidance on nonsurgical issues rarely discussed elsewhere in the literature
  • Details the anesthetic, surgical, and intensive care practices of physicians with extensive knowledge in their respective subspecialties-focusing on modern methods of pain management
  • Emphasizes therapies unique to the cancer patient, including hyperthermic perfusion, neoadjuvant chemotherapy, and radiotherapy for solid tumor disease
  • Contains many clear illustrations, figures, tables, and photographs
  • Provides much information that has previously been unavailable in print


  • General Principles of Oncology
  • Cancer Growth, Progression, and Metastasis
  • Principles of Clinical Cancer Staging
  • Principles of Surgical Cancer Care
  • Principles of Chemotherapy
  • Endocrine Evaluation and Management of the Perioperative Cancer Patient
  • Principles of Bioimmunotherapy: Interferon, Interleukins, Growth Factors, Monoclonal Antibodies, Antisense
  • Bone Marrow Transplantation Complications Requiring Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit
  • Principles of Radiation Oncology
  • Clinical Trials in Oncology 1: Organization and Oversight
  • Clinical Trials in Oncology 2: Study Design
  • Clinical Trials in Oncology 3: Ethical Issues
  • Perioperative Medicine in the Oncology Patient
  • General Principles of Perioperative Medicine: Surgical and Medical Perspectives
  • Perioperative Care of the Immunocompromised Patient
  • Anesthesia for the Chronic Pain Patient
  • Perioperative Anesthesia Evaluation
  • Perioperative Management 1: Brain Tumors
  • Perioperative Care for Breast and Gynecological Neoplasms
  • Postanesthesia Care for Reconstructive Microcascular Surgery
  • Musculoskeletal Neoplasms
  • Perioperative Care of Intraoperative Chemotherapy and Radiation
  • Critical Care in Medical Oncology
  • Principles of ICU Oncology
  • Delirium and Substance Withdrawel
  • Neutropenia and Sepsis in Cancer Patients
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome in Cancer Patients
  • Critical Care of the Patient with Pulmonary Infiltrates
  • Cardiovascular Support
  • Respiratory Failure and Mechanical Ventilation in Cancer Patients
  • Interventional Radiology in the Oncologic Critical Care Setting
  • Care at the End of Life
  • Legal Considerations
  • Perioperative Care of Children with Cancer
  • Perioperative Care of Children with Cancer: Overview
  • Perioperative Care of Children with Cancer
  • Perioperative Care of Children with Cancer: Intensive Care Perspectives
  • Pediatric Surgical Oncology
  • Pain Management
  • Symptom Assessment
  • Pathophysiology of Cancer Pain
  • Epidemiology of Pain and Cancer-Related Symptoms
  • Perioperative Pain in Cancer Patients
  • Cancer Pain
  • Palliative Care


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Acute Care of the Cancer Patient
by Andrew Shaw
2005 • 1154 pages • $248.95 + shipping
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