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Comprehensive handbook of childhood cancer and sickle cell disease

Author: Ronald T Brown
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Represents multidisciplinary and international efforts and a combination of research and service. Containing information for patients and families, this volume will be useful to the psychologists,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald T Brown
ISBN: 0195169859 9780195169850
OCLC Number: 64311543
Description: pages cm
Contents: I INTRODUCTION ; 1. Why a Comprehensive Handbook on Paediatric Psychosocial Oncology/Hematology ; 2. Cancer and Blood Disorders in Childhood: Biopsychosocial-Developmental Issues in Assessment and Treatment ; II THE CANCER EXPERIENCE "ON TREATMENT" ; 3. Stress and Coping in the Pediatric Cancer Experience ; 4. Family Issues When a Child Is on Treatment for Cancer ; 5. Psychosocial and Behavioral Issues in Stem Cell Transplantation ; 6. Peer, Friendship Issues and Emotional Well-Being ; 7. Pain and Procedure Management ; 8. Adherence to Treatment Demands ; 9. Quality of Life in Childhood Cancer: Meaning, Methods, and Missing Pieces ; 10. Spirituality and Complementary and Alternative Medicine ; 11. A Goodness-of-Fit Ethic for Informed Consent to Pediatric Cancer Research ; 12. Problem-Solving Skills for Mothers of Children With Newly Diagnosed Cancer ; III CANCER LATE EFFECTS "OFF TREATMENT" ; 13. Psychological and Social Effects of Surviving Childhood Cancer ; 14. Neuropsychological Late Effects ; 15. Posttraumatic Stress and Posttraumatic Growth in Childhood Cancer Survivors and Their Parents ; 16. Interventions for Cancer Late Effects and Survivorship ; 17. Maximizing School, Academic and Social Outcomes in Children and Adolescents with Cancer ; IV PALLIATIVE CARE AND END-OF-LIFE ISSUES ; 18. Issues in Palliative Care ; 19. Loss and Grief ; V PREVENTION OF PRIMARY AND SECONDARY MALIGNANCIES ; 20. Genetic Issues ; 21. Prevention and Cessation of Tobacco Use and Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke ; 22. Health Promotion and Primary Prevention of Cancer ; VI SICKLE CELL DISEASE ; 23. Biopsychosocial and Developmental Issues Related to Sickle Cell Disease ; 24. Neuropsychological Aspects of Sickle Cell Disease ; 25. Psychosocial Adaption of Children and Adolescents with Sickle Cell Disease ; 26. Family Systems in Paediatric Sickle Cell Disease ; 27. Pain Management of Sickle Cell Disease ; VII TRAINING, FUNDING AND COLLABORATIVE ENDEVOURS ; 28. Training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology ; 29. Research Opportunities and Collaborative Multisite Studies in Psychosocial Hemotology/Oncology ; VIII PROSPECTIVE AND RETROSPECTIVE VIEW OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY ; 30. A Prospective and Retrospective View of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Responsibility: edited by Ronald T. Brown.


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