Professional Resources

Professional Resources

POINTE hopes to serve as a forum for sharing paediatric oncology-specific educational materials provided by different organizations and hospitals around the world. Our goal is to create an exchange of available educational materials that can be accessed by anyone.
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Resource Development
All resources developed by the SIOP PODC Supportive Care Working Group or the SIOP PODC Nursing Working group.
​Additional Information
For more  resources visit St. Jude Children’s Hospital online web portal: Cure4Kids (free registration required).

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General Clinical Information

ResourceDescriptionAuthorPublish Date
Practical Guidelines for the Management of Children with CancerA simple and practical guide for clinicians
written for non-oncologist clinicians and nurses who find themselves faced with treating some of the common childhood tumours. It is a simple, straightforward and practical ‘how-to-do-it' booklet.
Dr. Trijn Israels, et. al.
Pediatric Oncology Ward, Blantyre, Malawi
December 2017

Disease Management

Chemotherapy in Pediatric OncologyLiz Sniderman, APN, RN, MSN, CPNP-AC-
Managing patients with bulky cancersScott Howard MD, MScJanuary 23, 2016
Mediastinal MassAsim Belgaumi January 23, 2016
High-dose Methotrexate in LMICsKalthi Vaishnavi May 16, 2018

Blood Transfusions

Tranfusions in HemoglobinopathiesDr. Lawrence FaulknerJuly 28, 2016
Acute Transfusion Reaction: Recognition and ResponseEileen McBride, MD, FRCPCMay 30, 2016
Transfusion Guidelines in Pediatric OncologyEileen McBride MD, FRCP
January 23, 2016
Red Blood Cell Transfusions: Risks, Benefits and SurprisesDr. Scott Howard, MD, MScJanuary 19, 2016
Thrombocytopenia and Platelet TransfusionsDr. Scott Howard, MD, MScNovember 24, 2015

Infectious Disease

Febrile Neutropenia Guidelines Alia Zaidi, MDJanuary 23, 2016
Fungal Infections in Immunocompromised PatientsMiguela A. Caniza, M.D.May 14, 2015
Pneumonia in the Immunocompromised PatientMiguela A. Caniza, M.D.October 26, 2015

Supportive Care

Seizures in Children with Cancer​Raja B. Khan, MD, MRCP (UK)
September 29, 2015
Approaches to Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and VomitingLee Dupuis, RPH, PhDApril 19, 2016
GCSF for Children with Cancer in Resource-Limited SettingsDr. Scott Howard, MD, MScAugust 13, 2015
Pain Management in Children with CancerAziza Shad, MDJanuary 23, 2016
Management of ExtravasationAsim F. BelgaumiJune 21, 2015
Oncology EmergenciesLiz Sniderman, APN, RN, MSN, CPNP-AC-
Nutritional Support for Children with CancerTerezie Tolar Mosby, EdD, MS, RDN, FAND, LD/NJanuary 23, 2016
Management of Chemotherapy-Induced MucositisAsim F. BelgaumiJune 21, 2015

Psychosocial Support

Coping with Psychosocial Issues in Resource-Poor Settings 1Dr. Mary TajAugust 31, 2016
Coping with Psychosocial Issues in Resource-Poor Settings 2Rehana PunjwaniAugust 31, 2016
Psychosocial support for New DiagnosesNuria Rossell, MScMarch 22, 2016

Nursing Education

Safe Handling of Hazardous DrugsRehana Punjwana-
Nursing Care for Children with CancerLiz Sniderman, APN, RN, MSN, CPNP-AC
Pediatric Oncology Nursing Education CourseIndus Children Cancer Hospital
Pediatric Oncology Nursing Training ManualArifa Khatoon & Rehana Punjwani

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