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Chemotherapy of infections.

Henry Oswald Jackson Collier

Chemotherapy of infections.

by Henry Oswald Jackson Collier

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemotherapy.

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    StatementWith a foreword by Sir Alexander Fleming.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM262 .C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 p.
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6150932M
    LC Control Number54002752
    OCLC/WorldCa2399236

    Chemotherapy and you: a guide to self-help during treatment. ([Bethesda, Md.]: National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, []), by National Cancer Institute (U.S.) (page images at HathiTrust) Chemotherapy of infections. (New York, Wiley, ), by Henry Oswald Jackson Collier (page images at HathiTrust). After nine very successful consequent South-East European Conferences on Chemotherapy, Infections and Cancer, organized in a very friendly atmosphere in different countries, now it is time for Montenegro to take over the responsibility to gather all .

    Adenoviruses occupy a substantial place as causative agents of seasonal respiratory infections, the most characteristic and severe being epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC). Moreover, adenovirus infections are very characteristic with their severe course in persons with impaired immune system. The absence of specific anti-adenovirals is the major problem, and the Author: Angel S. Galabov. Download Well-respected and widely regarded as the most comprehensive text in the field, Antibiotic and Chemotherapy, 9th Edition by Drs. Finch, Greenwood, Whitley, and Norrby, provides globally relevant coverage of all types of antimicrobial agents used in human medicine, including all antiviral, antiprotozoan and anthelminthic agents.

    Cancer therapy is a dynamically evolving field. Chemotherapy and biologic agents impact the magnitude and duration of immunosuppression in the already-immunocompromised cancer hosts who are then susceptible to a broad spectrum of infectious complications ranging from mild opportunistic infections to severe, fatal neutropenic sepsis. Numerous bacterial, fungal, and Cited by: 1. Synopsis. Infection is a major category of human disease and skilled management of antimicrobial drugs is of the first importance. The term chemotherapy is used for the drug treatment of infections in which the infecting agents (viruses, bacteria, protozoa, fungi, worms) are destroyed or removed without injuring the host. The use of the term to cover all drug or synthetic drug .


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We live in a time of rapid development of antiviral compounds. For selective chemotherapy of viral infections, a drug should inhibit virus replication when used at concentrations not detrimental to the host.

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 Cited by: 7. 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.

The book will be of great interest to oncologists and hematologists. Show less Infections in Cancer Chemotherapy is a collection of paper that details the advancement in the understanding of infections in chemotherapy. Chemotherapy of Viral Infections. Editors (view affiliations) Paul E.

Came; Lawrence A. Caliguiri This book is a combined theoretical text and practical manual which, it is hoped, will be of use to all who have an interest in virus diseases, particularly scientists, physicians and graduate students.

have an interest in virus diseases. Chemotherapy of Viral Infections (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology): Medicine & Health Science Books @ Additional Physical Format: Online version: Collier, Henry Oswald Jackson, Chemotherapy of infections.

New York, Wiley, (OCoLC) 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:   The book begins with the basics of sample collection, transport and interpretation, and then moves on to the actual pathology of UTIs along the entire length of the \line urinary tract, with sections devoted to the kidney, ureters, bladder, urethra, prostate and : Giles C.

Hartman. Chemotherapy is a cancer treatment where medicine is used to kill cancer cells. There are many different types of chemotherapy medicine, but they all work in a similar way. They stop cancer cells reproducing, which prevents them from growing and spreading in the body.

As a result, chemotherapy may damage or kill some normal cells. These include bone marrow cells, hair follicles, and cells in the lining of the mouth and the digestive tract.

When this damage occurs, there can be side effects. Some people who receive chemotherapy: Are more likely to have infections; Become tired more easily. 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. Editors: Came, P E., Caliguiri, L.

(Eds.) Free Preview. Buy this book eBook ,99 This book is a combined theoretical text and practical manual which, it is hoped, will be of use to all who have an interest in virus diseases, particularly scientists, physicians and graduate students.

Antimicrobial agents are essential for the treatment of life-threatening infections and for managing the burden of minor infections in the community.

In addition, they play a key role in organ and bone marrow transplantation, cancer chemotherapy, artificial joint and heart valve surgery.

Unlike other classes of medicines, they are vulnerable to resistance from mutations in target. Purchase Antibiotic and Chemotherapy - 9th Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNGet this from a library. Chemotherapy of infections. [H O J Collier] COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together.

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 Edition: 1.

People receiving chemotherapy may be at risk for getting infections. You are likely to be at higher risk between seven and 12 days after you have received each chemotherapy treatment – and possibly lasting up to one week, when your white blood cells are at their lowest : Today's Caregiver.

Antimicrobial chemotherapy is the clinical application of antimicrobial agents to treat infectious disease. There are five types of antimicrobial chemotherapy: Antibacterial chemotherapy, the use of antibacterial drugs to treat bacterial infections; Antifungal chemotherapy, the use of antifungal drugs to treat fungal infections; Anthelminthic chemotherapy, the use of antihelminthic drugs to.

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. About this book. Introduction. 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, pen­ icillins. 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.

Contentious issues are well discussed, and balanced arguments fairly presented. Overall, an excellent, up to date text that prescribers of antimicrobial chemotherapy should find invaluable when confronting the challenging issues posed by infections in the current by: 2. Adjuvant chemotherapy: Adjuvant chemotherapy aims at cancer cells that might be left in the body after surgery, but that cannot be detected.

This kind of supportive therapy aims to prevent recurrences. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy: Neoadjuvant chemotherapy is done before surgery. Some tumors are too big to be directly operated on.