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American Cancer Society complete guide to family caregiving : the essential guide to cancer caregiving at home / edited by Julia A. Bucher, Peter S. Houts, Terri Ades
Alternate Title Complete guide to family caregiving
Essential guide to cancer caregiving at home
Alternate (uniform) Title Caregiving
2nd ed
Atlanta, Ga. : American Cancer Society/Health Promotions, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  RC271.P33 C37 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Cancer -- Palliative treatment
Cancer -- Patients -- Home care
Caregivers
Physical Description xviii, 354 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Rev. ed. of: Caregiving. Rev. ed. 2003
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Pt. 1. Managing care -- pt. 2. Emotional response to cancer and cancer treatment -- pt. 3. Physical side effects of cancer and cancer treatment -- pt. 4. Living with longer-term side effects of cancer treatment -- pt. 5 Transitioning from curing to caring
Summary "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." -- from Amazon's website
Alternate Author Bucher, Julia A
Houts, Peter S
Ades, Terri B
American Cancer Society

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