Fast Facts: Chemotherapy Induced Nausea & Vomiting

Publication Year: 2016

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Navari, Rudolph M.; Rapoport, Bernardo L.

Publisher: S. Karger

ISBN: 978-1-91-079711-2

Request more information

Description

Presents the evidence for the clinical agents that can prevent CINV, along with the recommendations for their use in various clinical settings using recently established international guidelines.

Few side effects of cancer treatment are more feared by patients than nausea and vomiting. Failure to control these symptoms on the first day of chemotherapy increases the risk of them occurring on subsequent days and in subsequent cycles of chemotherapy, and can often result in patients refusing further cancer treatment.

Correct administration of prophylactic antiemetics in relation to the emetogenicity of the chemotherapy being given not only improves patients’ quality of life during treatment but also adherence to subsequent cancer treatments, thus improving overall outcomes. This refreshingly readable handbook is therefore a must-read resource for all health professionals in a position to make this kind of a difference.

Content covers:
- Definitions and pathophysiology
- Types of CINV and risk factors
- Antiemetic agents
- Prevention and management of acute and delayed CINV
- Treatment of breakthrough, refractory and anticipatory CINV
- Prevention and treatment of chemotherapy-induced nausea
- Barriers and opportunities in CINV management

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: S. Karger
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Navari, Rudolph M.; Rapoport, Bernardo L.
ISBN: 978-1-91-079711-2
Specialty:
Oncology
Internal Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 88
Illustrations: 13
Year: 2016

Collections

Fast Facts: Chemotherapy Induced Nausea & Vomiting

Resources of the Month

The Transplant Library

The Transplant Library


Publisher: Centre for Evidence in Transplantation

Test Drive

Northern Light

Northern Light Life Sciences Conference Abstracts


Publisher: Northern Light Group LLC
Coverage: 2010 - Present

Test Drive

Urology Practice™

Urology Practice


Editor(s): Olsson, Carl A.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISSN: 2352-0779
Coverage: Vol 1, #1 - Present

Test Drive

Neurology®

Evidence-Based Practice


Editor(s): Gross, Robert A.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISSN: 0028-3878
Coverage: Vol 1, #1 (1951) - Present

Test Drive

Loading