The Child with Cancer - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702023002, 9780702037511

The Child with Cancer

1st Edition

Family-Centred Care in Practice

Authors: Helen Langton
Paperback ISBN: 9780702023002
eBook ISBN: 9780702037511
Imprint: Bailièrre Tindall
Published Date: 22nd November 1999


Focusing on nursing care rather than disease processes, this excellent research-based text looks at issues such as discharge planning, adolescents and cancer, and coping strategies for family and staff. It concentrates on the psychological and social aspects of care and reflects the radical changes that have occurred in recent years in this field.

Table of Contents

Partnerships in Care · Negotiating Care · Cancer: The Impact of Diagnosis · Psychological Impact of Treatment · Impact of Treatment on the Family · Impact of Treatment on the Nursing Team · Coping Mechanisms · Bone Marrow Transplantation · Discharge - A Planning Event · Care in the Community · Survivorship and Rehabilitation · The Dying Child · Conclusion - The Challenge for the Future


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About the Author

Helen Langton

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of School (Child Nursing), Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK