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The Cancer Journals

Author : Audre Lorde
ISBN : 1879960737
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Now in paperback, the commemorative edition of poet Audre Lorde's powerful writings about breast cancer.

Health Communication And Breast Cancer Among Black Women

Author : Annette D. Madlock Gatison
ISBN : 9780739185162
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 70. 54 MB
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Health Communication and Breast Cancer among Black Women: Cancer, Identity, Spirituality, and Strength analyzes information collected from focus groups and personal interviews in order to investigate the significant sociocultural narratives that pervade the experiences of Black female breast cancer survivors.

Global Perspectives On Cancer Incidence Care And Experience 2 Volumes

Author : Kenneth D. Miller M.D.
ISBN : 9781440828584
Genre : Social Science
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Two leading oncologists, along with experts spanning several medical disciplines, shed light on the global pandemic of cancer, particularly the difference in diagnosis, treatment, and care between global communities. • Includes a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the global epidemiology of the disease • Offers perspectives from contributors in fields of oncology, radiation, surgery, pharmacy, and public health • Reveals the 5 leading behavioral and dietary risks that contribute to 30 percent of all cancers worldwide • Examines how the HIV/AIDS and HPV epidemics have helped—and hurt—the fight against cancer globally

Cancer Patients Cancer Pathways

Author : C. Timmermann
ISBN : 9781137272089
Genre : Science
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Eleven essays by historians and sociologists examine cancer research and treatment as everyday practice in post-war Europe and North America. These are not stories of inevitable medical progress and obstacles overcome, but of historical contingencies, cultural differences, hope, and often disappointed expectations.

A History Of Palliative Care 1500 1970

Author : Michael Stolberg
ISBN : 9783319541785
Genre : Medical
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This book on the history of palliative care, 1500-1970 traces the historical roots of modern palliative care in Europe to the rise of the hospice movement in the 1960s. The author discusses largely forgotten premodern concepts like cura palliativa and euthanasia medica and describes, how patients and physicians experienced and dealt with terminal illness. He traces the origins of hospitals for incurable and dying patients and follows the long history of ethical debates on issues like truth-telling and the intentional shortening of the dying patients’ lives and the controversies they sparked between physicians and patients. An eye opener for anyone interested in the history of ethical decision making regarding terminal care of critically ill patients.

Gender In Applied Communication Contexts

Author : Patrice M. Buzzanell
ISBN : 9780761928652
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Gender in Applied Communication Contexts explores the intersection and integration of feminist theory as applied to four important areas: organizational communication, health communication, family communication, and instructional communication. This collection of readings links theoretical insights and contributions to pragmatic ways of improving the lives of women and men in a variety of professional and personal situations. Gender in Applied Communication Contexts is recommended for upper-division and graduate-level courses in gender and communication, feminist theory, organizational communication, health communication, instructional communication, and applied communication. This anthology is also recommended as a research resource for scholars in Women’s Studies, Family Studies, and Business and Management.

Pharmacotherapeutics For Advanced Practice

Author : Virginia Poole Arcangelo
ISBN : 0781757843
Genre : Medical
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This advanced pharmacotherapeutics text for nurse practitioners and physician assistants offers guidelines on prescribing drugs for over 50 common diseases and disorders. The book is organized by disorder rather than drug class and includes algorithms and case studies that illustrate critical thinking aspects of prescribing, such as drug selection, lifespan considerations, therapeutic drug monitoring, adverse reactions, unexpected outcomes, and when to change therapy. This Second Edition has new chapters on oncologic disorders and complementary and alternative medicines. Improved case studies reflect more realistic practice issues in decision-making. Additional areas addressed include food-drug interactions, dietary considerations, and concerns regarding geriatric patients.

Handbook Of Pediatric Psychology Fifth Edition

Author : Michael C. Roberts
ISBN : 9781462529780
Genre : Medical
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"Subject Areas/Keywords: adolescents, behavioral health, childhood, children, chronic, conditions, developmental disabilities, diseases, eHealth applications, families, family, health behaviors, health promotion, health psychology, illnesses, integrated healthcare, interventions, medical disorders, pain, pediatric psychology, prevention, primary care, problems, psychological disorders, psychotherapy, schools, Society of Pediatric Psychology, telehealth, treatments DESCRIPTION Thousands of practitioners and students have relied on this handbook, now thoroughly revised, for authoritative information on the links between psychological and medical issues from infancy through adolescence. Sponsored by the Society of Pediatric Psychology, the volume explores psychosocial aspects of specific medical problems, as well as issues in managing developmental and behavioral concerns that are frequently seen in pediatric settings. The book describes best practices in training and service delivery and presents evidence-based approaches to intervention with children and families. All chapters have been rigorously peer reviewed by experts in the field"--

Readings On The Rhetoric Of Social Protest

Author : Charles E. Morris
ISBN : 189113616X
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A Safe Place

Author : Jennifer Pike
ISBN : 0811822672
Genre : Medical
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Bargain Books are non-returnable. Written by a breast cancer survivor, "A Safe Place" fills a niche that other works on the subject have not. Focusing on the therapeutic value of journal writing, this book takes a fundamentally positive look at breast cancer and the personal growth that can come out of such a battle. While offering practical medical information, "A Safe Place" encourages a woman to start writing about her experiences, providing a private venue to explore feelings, confront fears, and regain peace and equilibrium in the midst of illness and the process of recovery. With a comprehensive resource guide and reading list, and inspiring quotations from other women who have shared this experience, "A Safe Place" is a valuable tool in the fight to become a survivor, both physically and psychologically.

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