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. Ed(S): Talley, Ronda C.; Mccorkle, Ruth; Baile, Walter F. - Cancer Caregiving in the United States - 9781489993359 - V9781489993359
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Cancer Caregiving in the United States

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Description for Cancer Caregiving in the United States Paperback. This volume offers a comprehensive survey of cancer-related issues, including those affecting the care triad (patients-family members- professionals) and quality of care as well as the numerous physical, emotional, and financial challenges faced by caregivers. Editor(s): Talley, Ronda C.; McCorkle, Ruth; Baile, Walter F. Series: Caregiving: Research * Practice * Policy. Num Pages: 327 pages, 9 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: JKSN; JNF; KCP; MBNH9; MQC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 18. Weight in Grams: 534.

Despite advances in detection and treatment, cancer remains a source of pain and distress to patients and of complex challenges to the loved ones caring for them. The trend toward shorter hospital stays in particular has increased the physical, psychological, and financial burden on caregivers, often leading to adverse effects on patients.

Cancer Caregiving in the United States illuminates these complex concerns with authoritative detail. This wide-ranging volume provides a comprehensive survey of cancer-related issues, including those affecting the care triad (patients-family members- professionals) and quality of care as well as the numerous physical, emotional, and financial challenges that caregivers may ... Read more

Coverage includes:

  • Caregiving issues for cancer patients with long-term, short-term, and intermittent needs.
  • Family caregivers as members of the treatment team.
  • The impact of health disparities on caregivers.
  • Cancer care policy and advocacy.
  • End-of-life issues for cancer caregivers.
  • Legal, financial, and ethical issues. 

Cancer Caregiving in the United States is a core reference for researchers, professionals/scientist-practitioners, and graduate students in such caregiving fields as clinical psychology, social work, nursing, public health and medicine, social policy, and educational policy.

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York Inc. United States
Number of pages
327
Condition
New
Series
Caregiving: Research * Practice * Policy
Number of Pages
327
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9781489993359
SKU
V9781489993359
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-15

About . Ed(S): Talley, Ronda C.; Mccorkle, Ruth; Baile, Walter F.
Ronda C. Talley, PhD, MPH, is  Professor of Psychology at Western Kentucky University. Her prior work experience includes providing leadership on caregiving issues and organizational development as Executive Director of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving; working with national government groups to promote caregiving issues as Associate Director of Legislation, Policy, and Planning/Health Scientist for the Centers for Disease Control ... Read more

Reviews for Cancer Caregiving in the United States
From the reviews: “This comprehensive guide to cancer caregiving in the United States covers legal, financial, and ethical issues as well as the impact cancer has on patients and their caregiving team. The purpose is to highlight the role that caregivers play in a cancer patient’s diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. … The book highlights one theory about managing cancer ... Read more

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