Entirely updated to reflect modern thinking and protocols, the "Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology" provides concise information needed for the day-to-day management of children with pediatric hematologic and oncologic diseases. The clear style allows readers to make an accurate diagnosis and permits him/her to treat patients even if they have not had extensive previous hematologic or oncologic experience. Pertinent advances in molecular genetics, cytogenetics, immunology, transplantation and biochemistry are the result of 40 years of practical experience by the author in the management of patients and it incorporates various contributors who have had extensive clinical experience. It features numerous tables, flow diagrams, protocols, and algorithms for quick access of essential clinical information necessary for the diagnosis and management of these diseases in children. It is designed as a concise, easy to use guide for medical students, residents, fellows, pediatric hematologists/oncologists, pediatric nurses and nurse practitioners. Much of the practical information contained in this manual is not found in standard textbooks.
It presents a straightforward style without any redundant words or references.