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Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
edited by Andrew J. Cant

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation is the only comprehensive yet practical guide to the total care of the transplant patient.

The book provides a ready source of reference to help health care professionals involved in the management of patients requiring bone marrow and stem cell transplantations covering many of the infections and complications that may arise.

  • An essential, practical manual for all those working in the field of bone marrow and stem cell transplantation
  • A balanced practical text aimed at the whole multi-disciplinary team
  • Easy to use - practically organized - covering all aspects of pre and post transplant care including social and psychological aspects

Contents

  1. Why hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and for whom?
  2. Pre-transplant assessment
  3. The transplant
  4. Care of the transplant patient
  5. Prevention of infection during hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  6. Bacterial, fungal, and parasitic infections in the transplant patient
  7. Virus infections in the HSCT patient
  8. Management of febrile neutropenia and system-specific infections
  9. The role of intensive care in the management of hematopoietic stem cell patients
  10. Graft-vs.-host disease and post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease
  11. Gastrointestinal, respiratory and renal/urogenital complications of HSCT
  12. Follow up in the first year after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  13. Immune recovery following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and vaccination
  14. Prevention of infection following discharge after hematopoietic stem cell transplant
  15. Social and psychological aspects of care
  16. Long-term follow up of transplant recipients
  17. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation the future

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Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
edited by Andrew J. Cant
2007 205 pages $131.95 + shipping
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