Cancer is the second biggest killer in the world, and almost every family has had either direct or indirect experience of it. This text provides the reader with a complete overview of the various aspects associated with the disease. Written in a clear, accessible manner, it is richly illustrated and includes problems/solutions, self-assessment questions, summary sections and information boxes all designed to enhance student understanding. Taking an interdisciplinary approach by covering such a broad range of topics, this accessible text acts as a reference for any questions on the cancer topic, providing useful, need-to-know information for students and professionals alike.Bodies have achieved the status of objects of scientific curiosity, and it has become more difficult to provide medicinetailoredtothefamilyanddeliveredathome . ... The perceptionof impending death excludes the sick from family life at what consists in the lifea#39;s finalphase. ... home care), family support for caring for the patient during disease process and death, as well as support for the just-after- death period.
|Title||:||The Cancer Clock|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2007-10-15|