Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary Health Team by Kenneth Crump, Douglas H. Thamm

By Kenneth Crump, Douglas H. Thamm

Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary future health Team is a clinically appropriate and useful guide designed as a consultant for the secure and powerful management of melanoma chemotherapy. assurance contains sufferer evaluation, chemotherapy gear, drug training, defense issues, dealing with, management, waste disposal, and administration of chemotherapy unwanted side effects. An alphabetical directory of universal chemotherapy brokers bargains details on their makes use of, symptoms, and toxicities, in addition to management guidance for tactics, routes, and speeds.

With heritage info for successfully speaking with consumers, together with insurance of veterinary melanoma surgical procedure and radiation remedy, the ebook presents particular innovations that handle the hard emotional matters surrounding the prognosis and therapy of melanoma in pets. With specific perception into the technician's function, Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary well-being Team is a must have reference for any perform providing chemotherapy.

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The goal of this section is to describe an organized approach for obtaining a complete and accurate patient history. Although this is presented for the cancer patient and addresses specifically tailored cancer-related questions, this method can serve as a foundation upon which more general questions can be added. The introduction The first step in obtaining a medical history is to introduce yourself to the client and to explain what you are doing. Mentioning your name, even to a client you have seen many times before, relieves the client of the responsibility of remembering your name from one visit to the next.

Most chemotherapy drugs do not affect platelets. ᭺ Anemia is rarely a clinical problem in dogs and cats receiving chemotherapy. Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary Health Team, First Edition. Edited by Kenneth Crump and Douglas H. Thamm. © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published 2011 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 37 38 Cancer Chemotherapy for the Veterinary Health Team ● ● ● Serum biochemistry profiles and urinalyses are performed before starting chemotherapy on a new patient. , radiographs, ultrasound) may be used to determine how well a treatment is working.

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