Publication Year: 2010
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Butler, Sara K.; Govindan, Ramaswamy
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
This portable guide focuses on information a clinician needs on a daily basis.
Essential Cancer Pharmacology: The Prescriber's Guide provides quick-reference information about cancer medications and supportive care medications commonly used or prescribed for cancer patients. The book has 223 cancer-related medication monographs, all in a standard format for ease of use. Common dosing regimens are provided for both FDA approved and off-label uses.
A section entitled clinical pearls lists facts that are helpful to know about how the drug works or common clinical scenarios specific to the drug. An appendix on combination chemotherapy drug regimens is also included.