Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Oncology Critical Care

Edited by Jeffrey Hoag

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, United States of America

According to the American Cancer Society, more than 1.6 million people will be diagnosed with cancer during this year. Outcomes have steadily risen over the last several decades with the advent of newer therapies. As outcomes have improved, more and more cancer patients are developing critical illness. In the not-too-distant past, patients with active malignancy were thought not appropriate for critical care services as decreased longevity related to the cancer suggested poor prognosis for intensive care utilization. More recently, evidence supports rapid activation of critical care services leading to improved outcomes in cancer patients. Moreover, just as sub-subspecialty critical care experience in trauma and neurosciences has proved beneficial, the emerging field of oncology critical care warrants specific attention.

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Oncology Critical CareEdited by Jeffrey Hoag

Published: November 30th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61590

ISBN: 978-953-51-2782-6

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2781-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7324-3

Copyright year: 2016

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10059 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

4 Dimensions Citations


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1. Oncological Airway Emergencies in the Critical Care Unit

By Osheen Abramian, Diana Kolman and Emil Abramian


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2. Pharmacologic Considerations in Oncology Critical Care

By Trisha Patel, Erica M. McGovern, Denise Wolfe, Mark E. Lewis and Mashiul Chowdhury


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3. Improving Outcome in Gastrointestinal and Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgical Oncology by Preoperative Risk Assessment and Optimization of Perioperative Care

By Audrey C.H.M. Jongen, Victor van Woerden, Jeroen L.A. van Vugt, Patrick A. de Hoogt, Elisabeth M.L. de Wijkerslooth de Weerdesteijn, Juul J.W. Tegels, Nicole D. Bouvy and Jan H.M.B. Stoot


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4. Infections in Cancer Patients

By Deepjot Singh and Robert A. Bonomo


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5. Nutrition and Indirect Calorimetry

By Danish Ahmad, Kellie Joseph and Christopher Halpin


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6. Management of Pain, Agitation, and Delirium in Mechanically Ventilated Oncology Patients

By Trisha Patel, Erica M. McGovern, Denise Wolfe, Mark E. Lewis and Mashiul Chowdhury


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