Oncological emergencies

Cancer Science & Therapy

ISSN: 1948-5956

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Oncological emergencies

JOINT EVENT:19th Euro Congress on Cancer Science and Therapy & 25th Cancer Nursing & Nurse Practitioners Conference

July 17-19, 2017 Lisbon, Portugal

Izabella Kovacs

Princess Alexandra Hospital, Australia

Posters & Accepted Abstracts: J Cancer Sci Ther

Abstract :

This presentation provides a practical guide for the most common oncological emergencies that are potentially life-threatening situations and are directly or indirectly associated with the patient├ó┬?┬?s cancer or its treatment. This presentation aims to emphasize the significance of regular vital checks and blood tests, electrolyte levels monitoring and close patient observations, confirming that these are essential for early detection of cancer emergencies. Signs and symptoms, and the importance of urgent initiation of supportive treatment will be discussed, since this is a key element in the management of these affections. Treatment options with the aim to deliver high quality patient centre care and increase prospect for a better outcome will be presented. Information has been gathered from evidence based worldwide presentations and researches, medical practices and studies. The presented case studies have been selected from patients admitted at Princess Alexandra Hospital. Database includes publications, websites from oncologycal organizations and educational presentations.

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