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Chemotherapy of infection

William B. Pratt

Chemotherapy of infection

by William B. Pratt

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anti-infective agents,
  • Communicable diseases -- Chemotherapy,
  • Infection

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam B. Pratt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM262 .P7 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 462 p. :
    Number of Pages462
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4899290M
    ISBN 100195021630
    LC Control Number76042629
    OCLC/WorldCa3221896

    The chemotherapy that you are receiving is strong. The stronger the chemotherapy, the more of your white blood cells will be killed, making your immune system weaker. Strong chemotherapy may also make your immune system weaker for longer, which also increases your risk for getting an infection. Your doctor or nurse has told you that you have a. This book is comprised of reviews on the chemotherapy of mycobacterial infections, as well as descriptions of established methods and new techniques for drug susceptibility testing. Some of the fascinating topics examined include the activity of conventional and experimental antimicrobial agents, th.

    The presence of Grade 4 neutropenia after chemotherapy and the absence of fever or other signs of infection should alert the clinician to the patient's risk for developing fever and infection. It is recognized widely that profound neutropenia (ANC Cited by: Infection is defined as the process by which germs enter a susceptible site in the body and multiply, resulting in disease. Infection is a common problem in persons with cancer. Persons with cancer are at increased risk of infection as a result of: The underlying disease, for example leukemia or lymphoma effects the body's normal defense.

    Now, infection prevention, like we said, um, earlier in the presentation, 50 to 75% of cancer deaths are related to infection, not cancer. Now a short while, sometimes days, sometimes about a week after a patient receives chemotherapy, they hit what is called a Nater.   The constant introduction of new antiinfective agents has created a serious problem in continuing education for physicians and others who wish to maintain a useful knowledge of these important therapeutic agents.


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Purchase Chemotherapy of Bacterial Infections - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1. Experimental Chemotherapy, Volume II: Chemotherapy of Bacterial Infections: Part I is devoted to the history, development, and progress of experimental chemotherapy of bacterial infections.

The subject matter has been arranged according to particular groups of compounds, and in a few instances according to specific diseases. Infections in Cancer Chemotherapy is a collection of paper that details the advancement in the understanding of infections in chemotherapy.

The coverage of the text includes aggressive cancer treatment and its role in predisposing to infection; diagnosis of infection in patients with cancer; and non-bacterial infections associated with neoplastic Edition: 1. Antibiotics -- 8. Penicillin -- 9.

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The coverage of the text includes aggressive cancer treatment and its role in predisposing to infection; diagnosis of infection in patients with cancer; and non-bacterial infections associated with neoplastic disease. A number of antiviral drugs have been formally licensed and are widely used for the chemotherapy of specific viral infections.

Other antiviral agents are being developed. These fall primarily in three classes: anti-herpesvirus, anti-retrovirus, and, to a lesser extent, anti-rhinovirus by: Chemotherapy of infection book. The Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy (JIC) — official journal of the Japanese Society of Chemotherapy and The Japanese Association for Infectious Diseases — welcomes original papers, laboratory or clinical, as well as case reports, notes, committee reports, surveillance and guidelines from all parts of the world on all aspects of chemotherapy, covering the pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and control of infection.

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infection and sepsis. Having cancer and certain treatments for cancer, such as chemotherapy, can put you at higher risk of developing an infection and sepsis.

Getting an infection or developing sepsis is a medical emergency. Either condition can delay your treatment, put you in the hospital or be deadly. Learn how chemotherapy raises your risk of getting an infection and what to do if you get an infection during chemotherapy.

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The International Society of Chemotherapy meets every two years to review progress in chemotherapy of infections and of malignant disease. Each meeting gets larger to encompass the extension of chemotherapy into new areas. In some instances, expansion has been rapid, for example in cephalosporins.

Chemotherapy of Viral Infections (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology): Medicine & Health Science Books @ The list of clinically effective antiviral agents is expanding and the number of potentially useful compounds is growing rapidly.

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The Seventh Edition of this pocket reference is a practical, disease-focused guide to the best current medical practice in cancer chemotherapy. In easy-to-follow outline format, the book provides complete coverage of the principles of rational chemotherapy, the chemotherapeutic and biotherapeutic agents available, the treatment of specific cancers, and selected aspects of supportive s: 1.

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But it can also harm healthy cells that divide quickly, such as. This book is an edited expansion of a conference held in San Francisco in Novemberat which a faculty of over 40 experts provided a comprehensive overview of the field of antiviral chemotherapy.

Chemotherapy of infection. New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Pratt, William B., Chemotherapy of infection. New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William B Pratt.

for chemotherapy treatments that are given for more than 1 day. Be sure to watch for signs of infection around your port. For more information on infection, see page Pumps.

Pumps are often attached to catheters or ports. They control how much and how fast chemotherapy goes into a catheter or port. Pumps can be internal or external. This book is comprised of reviews on the chemotherapy of mycobacterial infections, as well as descriptions of established methods and new techniques for drug susceptibility testing.

Some of the fascinating topics examined include the activity of conventional and experimental antimicrobial agents, the rationale of drug combinations in Cited by: There are also chapters on the management of mycobacterial disease, viral infections, HIV/AIDS and parasitic infections.

The final part of the book analyses the development and marketing of antimicrobial seventh edition of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy continues to be a valuable resource for undergraduates and graduates requiring a thorough grounding in the scientific basis and clinical.

Despite advances in oncology care, infections from both community and healthcare settings remain a major cause of hospitalization and death among patients with cancer receiving chemotherapy. Neutropenia (low white blood cell count) is a common and potentially dangerous side effect in patients receiving chemotherapy treatments and may lead to higher risk of by: 5.Cancer and cancer treatments may cause side effects that need medical attention.

But it can be hard to know when to call the doctor. It is important to ask your health care team which signs and symptoms to expect, and which ones need medical attention right away. Some serious side effects that need medical attention include:InfectionDeep vein thrombosis (DVT), which is a.Common viral infections include the common cold, herpes, and immune system helps your body protect against these germs.

Cancer and chemotherapy can damage this system, reducing your number of infection-fighting white blood cells and making it harder for your body to Author: Today's Caregiver.