Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xlv
  2. Organization and Management of an Oncologic Critical Care Unit

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Karen Chen, Susannah K. Wallace, Joseph L. Nates
      Pages 11-17
    3. Ignacio Pujol Varela, Isidro Prieto del Portillo
      Pages 19-32
    4. Karen Chen, Joseph L. Nates
      Pages 33-42
    5. Ninotchka Brydges, Brandi McCall, Tiffany Mundie
      Pages 43-63
    6. Ninotchka Brydges, Tiffany Mundie, Garry Brydges
      Pages 65-73
    7. Michelle O’Mahony, Tim Wigmore
      Pages 75-86
    8. Ninotchka Brydges, Tiffany Mundie
      Pages 87-94
    9. Michelle O’Mahony, Tim Wigmore
      Pages 107-119
    10. Silvio A. Ñamendys-Silva
      Pages 121-126
  3. Pharmacologic Considerations for the ICU Cancer Patient

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. Jeffrey J. Bruno, Frank P. Tverdek
      Pages 153-167
    3. Anne Rain Tanner Brown, Michelle Horng, Terri Lynn Shigle
      Pages 169-199
    4. Melvin J. Rivera, Bryan Do, Jeffrey C. Bryan, Terri Lynn Shigle, Rina Patel
      Pages 201-227
    5. Anne M. Tucker, Jacob W. Hall, Christine A. Mowatt-Larssen, Todd W. Canada
      Pages 229-245
  4. Dermatologic Complications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 247-247
    2. Danielle Zimmerman, Nam Hoang Dang
      Pages 267-280
    3. Brian H. Ramnaraign, Nam Hoang Dang
      Pages 281-295
  5. Neurologic Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 297-297
    2. Kimberly F. Rengel, Daniel A. Nahrwold, Pratik P. Pandharipande, Christopher G. Hughes
      Pages 299-317
    3. Monica E. Loghin, Anne Kleiman
      Pages 319-334
    4. Vishank A. Shah, Jose I. Suarez
      Pages 335-352
    5. Ritvij Bowry, James C. Grotta
      Pages 367-379
    6. Yasser Mohamad Khorchid, Marc Malkoff
      Pages 381-394
    7. Abhi Pandhi, Rashi Krishnan, Nitin Goyal, Marc Malkoff
      Pages 395-407
    8. Nazanin K. Majd, Monica E. Loghin
      Pages 409-427
    9. John W. Crommett
      Pages 429-434
  6. Respiratory Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 443-443
    2. Steven P. Sears, Gordon Carr, Christian Bime
      Pages 445-475
    3. Michael C. Sklar, Bruno L. Ferreyro, Laveena Munshi
      Pages 477-498
    4. Alex Pearce, Rebecca E. Sell
      Pages 509-516
    5. Thomas Staudinger, Peter Schellongowski, Philipp Wohlfarth
      Pages 517-529
    6. Vickie R. Shannon
      Pages 531-556
    7. Alisha Y. Young, Vickie R. Shannon
      Pages 557-582
    8. Brian W. Stephenson, Allen H. Roberts II, Charles A. Read
      Pages 583-592
    9. Cristina Prata Amendola, Ricardo André Sales Pereira Guedes, Luciana Coelho Sanches
      Pages 593-605
    10. Ala Eddin S. Sagar, Scott E. Evans
      Pages 607-623
    11. Kevin Dsouza, Cameron Pywell, Victor J. Thannickal
      Pages 625-641
    12. María F. Landaeta, Macarena R. Vial
      Pages 643-651
    13. Donald R. Lazarus, George A. Eapen
      Pages 653-666
    14. Macarena R. Vial, Joseph L. Nates
      Pages 667-673

About this book


This major reference work is the most comprehensive resource on oncologic critical care. The text reviews all significant aspects of oncologic ICU practices, with a particular focus on challenges encountered in the diagnosis and management of the critically ill cancer patient population. Comprised of over 140 chapters, the text explores such topics as the organization and management of an oncologic ICU, diseases and complications encountered in the oncologic ICU, multidisciplinary care, surgical care, transfusion medicine, special patient populations, critical care procedures, ethics, pain management, and palliative care. 

Written by worldwide experts in the field, Oncologic Critical Care is a valuable resource for intensivists, advance practice providers, nurses, and other healthcare providers, that will help close significant knowledge and educational gaps within the realm of medical care for critically ill cancer patients.


ICU infectious diseases neurologic diseases respiratory diseases cardiovascular diseases pain management

Editors and affiliations

  • Joseph L. Nates
    • 1
  • Kristen J. Price
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Critical Care and Respiratory CareThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Division of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Department of Critical Care and Respiratory CareThe University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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