1 edition of Conversing with Cancer found in the catalog.
|Statement||Lang AG International Academic Publishers, Peter|
|Publishers||Lang AG International Academic Publishers, Peter|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 103 p. :|
|Number of Pages||98|
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: Metaphors and Messages in Cancer Care - Can You Hear Me Now? For example, in a section on culture and cancer care, she describes study findings indicating that less educated patients were not accessing online cancer information. But bear in mind one should never saying things like "I know how you feel", as it is near impossible to know how any single individual is feeling at such a scary time.
Give drugs to fix the level of certain chemicals in the blood. Here, they apply principles from the field of health communication to the cancer care experience, drawing from a wide range of scholarship to offer a comprehensive view of cancer care communication and extend existing work into new insights. Ventilator use may keep the patient alive after normal breathing stops.
Spending more days in the hospital. Food and fluids should not be forced on the patient. The family may also be able to give the patient sips of water or ice chips, or swab the mouth and lips to keep them moist.
If a clinical trial shows that a new treatment is better than one currently being used, the new treatment may become "standard. Electric blankets or heating pads should not be used.
Constipation may occur in the last days of life. Can I take a walk with her twice a week? Patients and share the of cancer, with the caregiver's distress sometimes being greater than the patient's. Questions can also be submitted to Cancer.
Offer them words of comfort and lend a helping hand to them whenever needed.
A higher- or lower-than-normal amount of certain chemicals in the that keep the heart, , , and muscles working the way they should.
Some patients who become anxious facing the end of life may want to be sedated.
Non-drug treatments for rattle include changing the patient's position and giving less fluid.