Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

  • ID: 2222338
  • Book
  • 224 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation is the only comprehensive yet practical guide to the total care of the transplant patient. It 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
Experienced and well respected editorial team

Whether you are an established specialist in hematology/oncology, nursing specialist, trainee, or any other member of the hematopoietic stem cell transplant team, this book will answer all your questions about the medical, social and psychological pre and post transplant, patient care.
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1 Why hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and for whom?.

A. J. Cant, C. Craddock and R. Skinner.

2 Pre–transplant assessment.

M. Slatter and S. Fox.

3 The transplant.

R. Skinner, A. Lennard and P. Veys.

4 Care of the transplant patient.

C. Charley and W. Larmouth.

5 Prevention of infection during hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

W. Larmouth and A.Galloway.

6 Bacterial, fungal, and parasitic infections in the transplant patient.

G. Jones, J. Clark and A. Galloway.

7 Virus infections in the HSCT patient.

C. Taylor and A. Turner.

8 Management of febrile neutropenia and system–specific infections.

G. Jones, J. Clark and A. Galloway.

9 The role of intensive care in the management of hematopoietic stem cell patients.

B. Fulton and A. Gascoigne.

10 Graft–vs.–host disease and post–transplant lymphoproliferative disease.

M. Abinun and J. Cavet.

11 Gastrointestinal, respiratory and renal/urogenital complications of HSCT.

M. Abinun and J. Cavet.

12 Follow up in the first year after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

A.R. Gennery and M.P. Collin.

13 Immune recovery following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and vaccination.

A.R. Gennery, D. Barge and G. Spickett.

14 Prevention of infection following discharge after hematopoietic stem cell transplant.

H. Harvey and A. Reed.

15 Social and psychological aspects of care.

M. Allan and D. Holder.

16 Long–term follow up of transplant recipients.

R. Skinner and G. Jackson.

17 Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation the future.

A.J. Cant and G. Jackson.

Index

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Andrew J. Cant, BSc, MD, FRCP FRCPCH, Professor in Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Angela Galloway, MD, FRCPath, Consultant Microbiologist, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Graham Jackson, MD, FRCPath, Consultant Haematologist, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

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