The Resource Childhood leukemia : a guide for families, friends & caregivers, Nancy Keene

Childhood leukemia : a guide for families, friends & caregivers, Nancy Keene

Label
Childhood leukemia : a guide for families, friends & caregivers
Title
Childhood leukemia
Title remainder
a guide for families, friends & caregivers
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Keene
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Approximately 4,500 children and teens are diagnosed with leukemia in the United States and Canada each year. The illness and its treatment can have a devastating effect on family, friends, classmates, and the larger community. This newly updated edition of Childhood Leukemia contains the information and support parents need during this difficult time, including: New treatments such as immunotherapy, tailoring drugs dosages to children's genetic profiles, and ways to deal with side effects. Advice on how to cope with procedures, hospitalization, school, family, and financial issues. Tips for forming a partnership with the medical team. Poignant and practical stories from family members. Updated resources for medical information, emotional support, and financial assistance. Parents who read this book will find understandable medical information and emotional support
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keene, Nancy
Dewey number
618.92/99419
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Leukemia in children
  • Childhood Leukemia
  • Leukemia in children
Label
Childhood leukemia : a guide for families, friends & caregivers, Nancy Keene
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Diagnosis -- Overview of childhood leukemia -- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Acute myeloid leukemia -- Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia -- Chronic myelogenous leukemia -- Telling your child and others -- Choosing a treatment -- Coping with procedures -- Forming a partnership with the medical team -- Hospitalization -- Central venous catheters -- Chemotherapy and other medications -- Common side effects of treatment -- Radiation therapy -- Stem cell transplantation -- Siblings -- Family and friends -- Communication and behavior -- School -- Sources of support -- Nutrition -- Insurance, record-keeping, and financial assistance -- End of treatment and beyond -- Relapse -- Death and bereavement
Control code
ocn992689012
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
xvi, 476 pages
Isbn
9781941089040
Lccn
2017031837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)992689012
Label
Childhood leukemia : a guide for families, friends & caregivers, Nancy Keene
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Diagnosis -- Overview of childhood leukemia -- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Acute myeloid leukemia -- Juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia -- Chronic myelogenous leukemia -- Telling your child and others -- Choosing a treatment -- Coping with procedures -- Forming a partnership with the medical team -- Hospitalization -- Central venous catheters -- Chemotherapy and other medications -- Common side effects of treatment -- Radiation therapy -- Stem cell transplantation -- Siblings -- Family and friends -- Communication and behavior -- School -- Sources of support -- Nutrition -- Insurance, record-keeping, and financial assistance -- End of treatment and beyond -- Relapse -- Death and bereavement
Control code
ocn992689012
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
xvi, 476 pages
Isbn
9781941089040
Lccn
2017031837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)992689012

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