Utilizes the proven Secrets Series format to present questions and answers in a convenient, readable, concise manner The text is intended to introduce the reader to the field of pediatric hematology/oncology.
Each chapter will emphasize diagnosis, clinical management, therapeutics, and innovative concepts for the future. Highlights of the text include the following chapters: experimental therapeutics, the application of bone marrow and stem cell transplants for pediatric patients, and genetic and molecular diagnostics. There is a section dealing with quality of life and death issues such as supportive care, psychosocial aspects of care of the child with cancer, palliative care, and management of the dying child. Other chapters relate and differentiate disease entities based upon the age of the patient, newborn through adolescent.Each topic covered will discuss diagnosis, clinical management, therapeutics, and innovative concepts for the future.
Concise answers that also feature the authors' pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets"
Bulleted lists and pertinent tables for quick review and reference
Succinct chapters written by experts in pediatric hematology and oncology
All the most important "need-to-know" questions and answers in the proven format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series
Thorough, highly detailed index