Complete Guide To Family Caregiving. The Essential Guide To Cancer Caregiving At Home

31,16 €
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ISBN
9780944235003
Edición
Autores
J. Bucher, P. Houts
Editorial
American Cancer Society
Fecha Publicacion
5 nov. 2011
Características
N/D
From the Publisher Updated to provide the latest information, techniques, resources, and insights into caregiving, this practical guide offers manageable solutions to the many conditions and situations caregivers may face. From physical and emotional conditions, to dealing with health care providers and insurance carriers this resource helps teach caregivers to take care of their own needs as well as those of the person with cancer. Offering thorough, concise checklists, questions to ask the doctor, signs and …+ read more Updated to provide the latest information, techniques, resources, and insights into caregiving, this practical guide offers manageable solutions to the many conditions and situations caregivers may face. From physical and emotional conditions, to dealing with health care providers and insurance carriers this resource helps teach caregivers to take care of their own needs as well as those of the person with cancer. Offering thorough, concise checklists, questions to ask the doctor, signs and symptoms to note, and where and when to turn for more help, this reference includes a comprehensive list of specific resources, as well as a large glossary of terms. Table of Contents Part I: Managin Care Chapter 1: Understanding Caregiving Chapter 2: Helping Children Understand Chapter 3: Coordinating Care from One Treatment Setting to Another Chapter 4: Getting Help from Community Agencies and Volunteer Groups Chapter 5: Getting Information from Medical Staff Part II: Emotional Conditions Chapter 6: Anxiety Chapter 7: Depression Part III: Physical Conditions Chapter 8: Loss of Appetite Chapter 9: Bleeding Chapter 10: Cancer Pain Chapter 11: Confusion and Seizures Chapter 12: Constipation Chapter 13: Diarrhea Chapter 14: Fever and Infections Chapter 15: Mouth Problems Chapter 16: Nausea and Vomiting Chapter 17: Skin Problems Chapter 18: Sleep Chapter 19: Veins and Vein Punctures Part IV: Living With Cancer and Cancer Treatments Chapter 20: Hair Loss Chapter 21: Lymphedema Chapter 22: Mobility: Getting Around Safely Chapter 23: Ostomies and Protheses Chapter 24: Sexual Issues Chapter 25: Tiredness and Fatigue Part V: Cancer Treatments and Transitioning from Curing to Caring Chatper 26: Surgery Chapter 27: Radiation Therapy Chapter 28: Chemotherapy Chapter 29: Bone Marrow and Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplants Chapter 30: Targeted Therapies Chapter 31: Biological Therapy Chapter 32: Hormone Therapy Chapter 33: Clinical Trials Chapter 34: Paying for Treatments Chapter 35: Transitioning from Curing to Caring Appendix ResourceGuide Glossary Index About the Author The American Cancer Society is a grassroots organization committed to fighting cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, rehabilitation, and advocacy. Its goals emphasize prevention, early detection, and screening; comprehensive treatment information; answers to questions about insurance, money, and planning for the future; and strategies for coping with the physical symptoms and emotional effects of cancer. They are based in Atlanta
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