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Rethinking experiences of childhood cancer : a multidisciplinary approach to chronic childhood illness / Mary Dixon-Woods, Bridget Young, and David Heney.

  • Dixon-Woods, Mary.
Date
2005
  • Books

About this work

Description

Written by a sociologist, psychologist and practising paediatric oncologist, this book offers a fresh theoretical approach to the experience of childhood cancer. The book also discusses the impact on parents and other family members when a child is diagnosed with cancer.

Publication/Creation

Maidenhead, England ; New York : Open University Press, 2005.

Physical description

209 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [168]-193) and index.

Contents

1. Approaches to childhood and childhood cancer -- 2. Obtaining a diagnosis of childhood cancer -- 3. Having childhood cancer -- 4. Late effects of childhood cancer -- 5. Families' experiences of childhood cancer -- 6. Communication in childhood cancer -- 7. Shared decision making in childhood cancer -- 8. Conclusions.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine GM.W

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 0335212565
  • 9780335212569
  • 0335212557
  • 9780335212552