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Title Cancer caregiving A to Z : an at-home guide for patients and families.
Imprint Atlanta, GA : American Cancer Society/Health Promotions, [2008]

Subject Cancer -- Patients -- Home care -- Encyclopedias.
Caregivers -- Encyclopedias.
Alt Name American Cancer Society.
Description 1 online resource (x, 157 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (page 141).
Contents Cover; Copyright; A Note to the Reader; Contents; Introduction; Anxiety and Fear; Appetite (Poor or Loss of); Blood Counts; Blood in Stool; Blood in Urine; Bone Marrow or Stem Cell Transplants; Chemotherapy; Clinical Trials; Confusion; Constipation; Depression; Diarrhea; Difficulty Moving; Exercise; Falls; Fatigue; Fever; Fluids and Dehydration; Grooming and Appearance; Hair Loss; Health Insurance; Hiccups; Hospice Care; Immunotherapy; Itching; Leg Cramps; Mouth Bleeding; Mouth Dryness; Mouth Sores; Nausea and Vomiting; Pain; Prostheses; Radiation Therapy; Seizures; Sexuality.
Summary Caregivers of cancer survivors and newly diagnosed patients are problem-solvers who often need rapid "on the job" training, as provided in this easy-to-use book. Whether caring for one's self at home or providing care for a loved one, this indispensable quick reference can help improve quality of care and quality of life. Organized in a straightforward alphabetical format, the book covers more than four dozen critical Cancer Caregiving topics, from Anxiety to Weight Changes, in clear, easy-to-understand language. This book contains everything a caregiver must know, from A-to-Z. It off.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781604430516 (electronic bk.)
1604430516 (electronic bk.)
9781604430509 (electronic bk.)
1604430508 (electronic bk.)
9781604430493 (electronic bk.)
1604430494 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 679596273
Additional Format Print version: Cancer caregiving A to Z. Atlanta, GA : American Cancer Society/Health Promotions, ©2008 9780944235928 (DLC) 2007039969 (OCoLC)173659561