Chapter 4. Care of the Transplant Patient

  1. Professor Andrew J. Cant1,
  2. Dr Angela Galloway2 and
  3. Dr Graham Jackson3
  1. C. Charley and
  2. W. Larmouth

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch4

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

How to Cite

Charley, C. and Larmouth, W. (2007) Care of the Transplant Patient, in Practical Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation (eds A. J. Cant, A. Galloway and G. Jackson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988763.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant Paediatric Immunologist, Director of Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne

  2. 2

    Consultant Microbiologist, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne

  3. 3

    Consultant Haematologist, Director of Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405134019

Online ISBN: 9780470988763

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Keywords:

  • central venous line;
  • pyrexia;
  • antipyretic;
  • enteral feeding;
  • respiratory complications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Care of the central venous line

  • Control of body temperature management of pyrexia

  • Nutrition

  • Mouth care

  • Management of diarrhea

  • Prevention of respiratory complications

  • Prevention of renal and urinary tract complications

  • Skin care

  • Administration of blood products and cells

  • Maintaining a safe environment

  • Mobilizing

  • Daily living

  • Communicating and psychological support

  • Working and playing

  • Sexuality

  • Dying

  • Conclusion