The Resource The complete guide to relieving cancer pain and suffering, Richard B. Patt, Susan S. Lang

The complete guide to relieving cancer pain and suffering, Richard B. Patt, Susan S. Lang

Label
The complete guide to relieving cancer pain and suffering
Title
The complete guide to relieving cancer pain and suffering
Statement of responsibility
Richard B. Patt, Susan S. Lang
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.99/406
Index
index present
LC call number
RC262
LC item number
.L27 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The complete guide to relieving cancer pain and suffering, Richard B. Patt, Susan S. Lang
Publication
Note
Previously published in 1994 under the title: You don't have to suffer; Lang listed as the first author on t.p
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • zbnus
  • fro
Contents
  • App. 3. Detailed relaxation instructions -- App. 4. Planning for your mental and physical health care and treatment -- Glossary 1. Pain and cancer terms -- Glossary 2. Terms associated with end-of-life issues and care
  • Pt. I. Cancer and its pain -- 1. How cancer pain undermines health and treatment -- 2. Understanding cancer and pain -- 3. Assessing pain and planning treatment strategies -- 4. On being an active health care consumer -- Pt. II. The painkillers -- 5. Understanding medications used to treat mild pain -- 6. Understanding medications used to treat moderate pain -- 7. Understanding medications used to treat severe pain -- 8. Understanding how adjuvant drugs relieve pain and suffering -- 9. High-tech options -- Pt. III. Other approaches and concerns -- 10. Dealing with constipation, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting -- 11. Dealing with other side effects and discomforts -- 12. Mind-body approaches to easing pain -- 13. Special cases : children, the elderly, and patients with special needs -- 14. Dealing with feelings -- 15. If death approaches -- App. 1. Where to find more information -- App. 2. Common drugs used for cancer pain and foreign names for the drugs
Control code
000024889021
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Rev. and expanded ed
Extent
xviii, 446 p.
Isbn
9780195135015
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2003017317
Other physical details
ill.
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.b2071287x
System control number
  • 24889021lw
  • (OCoLC)52887339

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