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Drug Information Handbook for Oncology

OVERVIEW:
The Lexicomp Drug Information Handbook for Oncology supports the needs of oncology professionals involved in prescribing, preparing, and administering therapy.

BENEFITS:
This handbook provides healthcare professionals with vital information on antineoplastic agents, ancillary medications, combination chemotherapy regimens, and dosing protocols. Oncology drug monographs contain concise fields of pharmacology detail, including a Combination Regimens field in specific monographs that provides references to applicable chemotherapy regimens. 
The Special Topics section reviews cancer-related issues, such as the management of EGFR inhibitor toxicities: dermatologic, ocular, and gastrointestinal; venous thromboembolism in the cancer patient; chronic pain management (cancer); hospice (end of life) care; palliative care medicine (cancer); hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; management of infections; safe handling of hazardous drugs; and emetogenic potential of antineoplastic agents in children. The Appendix adds valuable information on conversions, renal function tests, comparative drug charts, and laboratory reference values for adults.
Includes:
456 Drug Monographs
414 Chemotherapy Regimens
Up to 42 Fields of Information per Monograph
More than 100 Pages of Appendix & Special Topics Information 


UPDATES TO THIS EDITION
71 New Drug Monographs
40 New Chemotherapy Regimens
New Monograph Field
o Reproductive Consideration
Updated Special Topics
o Management of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting in Adults
o Prevention of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting in Children
o Management of Drug Extravasations
o Opioid Conversion Table and Morphine Equivalent Dose Table
o Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs
o Oral Anticoagulant Comparison Chart
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  • Publisher: Lexi-Comp Inc.
  • ISBN: 9781591953906