100 Questions & Answers About Caring for Family or Friends with Cancer

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Nov 15, 2010 - Medical - 226 pages
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Whether you are a friend or relative of someone suffering from cancer, this book offers help. The only book available to provide both the professional healthcare giver's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Caring for Family or Friends with Cancer, Second Edition gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, home care, insurance, quality of life and more. This book, completely revised and updated for this new edition, is an invaluable resource for family and friends who are coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of cancer.
 

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Contents

The Basics
1
Managing Medical Treatment and Care
13
Helping Your Loved One Cope
43
Caring for Yourself
63
Relationship and Family Issues
79
Home Care Medical Equipment Placement and Other Practical Matters
123
Insurance Issues
137
Work Concerns
147
Emotional Reactions and Practical Concerns About Death and Dying
157
Appendix
177
Glossary
189
Index
195
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