OverviewUpdated to provide the latest information, techniques, resources, and insights into caregiving, this practical guide offers manageable solutions to the many conditions and situations caregivers may face. From physical and emotional conditions, to dealing with health care providers and insurance carriers this resource helps teach caregivers to take care of their own needs as well as those of the person with cancer. Offering thorough, concise checklists, questions to ask the doctor, signs and symptoms to note, and where and when to turn for more help, this reference includes a comprehensive list of specific resources, as well as a large glossary of terms.
Author BiographyJulia A. Bucher is an associate professor in the Department of Nursing at York College o;f Pennsylvania, where she teaches community health nursing. Peter S. Houts, PhD, is a social psychologist who has conducted extensive research on how cancer patients cope with their illness.