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Management of nausea and vomiting in cancer and cancer treatment / edited by Paul J. Hesketh.

Publication:
Sudbury, MA : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 256 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Nausea.
Vomiting.
Cancer -- Complications.
Cancer -- Treatment -- Complications.
Antiemetics.
Medical subjects:
Vomiting -- prevention & control.
Antiemetics -- therapeutic use.
Antineoplastic Agents -- adverse effects.
Nausea -- prevention & control.
Neoplasms -- complications.
Contents:
Management of nausea and vomiting in cancer treatment: introduction, scope of the problem
Mechanisms of acute, delayed, and anticipatory emesis induced by anticancer therapies
Methodological issues in the assessment of nausea and vomiting
The role of prognostic factors in chemotheraphy-induced nausea and vomiting
Impact of nausea and vomiting on health-related quality of life
A biobehavioral perspective of nausea and emesis
Integrated therapy of nausea and vomiting
Serotonin-receptor antagonists
Persistent problems in emesis control
Radiation-induced emesis
Substance P antagonists
Futher improvement in the control of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: future directions
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Hesketh, Paul J., 1952-
ISBN:
0763731390 (hardcover)
OCLC:
55494948
Publisher Number:
9780763731397