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Talking to cancer patients and their relatives

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Patients,
  • Medical personnel and patient

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementAnn Faulkner, Peter Maguire.
    SeriesOxford medical publications
    ContributionsMaguire, Peter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC262 .F38 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1102440M
    ISBN 100192624792, 0192616056
    LC Control Number94027387


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Talking to cancer patients and their relatives by Faulkner, Ann. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Effective communication with patients suffering from cancer and their relatives is essential for providing the best possible standards of care. This practical guide will help you to improve your ability to recognize and respond to the physical, psychological, and spiritual problems which cancer patients experience.4/5(1).

Good communication in cancer care between patients, families, caregivers and doctors is important. Talk to your doctor about your cancer diagnosis, goals of treatment, plan of care, and what to expect over time.

Learn how good communication between the healthcare team, cancer patients, and family can improve the patient's quality of life in this expert-reviewed summary.

View all of CancerCare’s resources to help children cope when a loved one has cancer». CancerCare Can Help. CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free professional support to people affected by cancer. Our free services for children affected by cancer help parents and children cope with a cancer diagnosis in the family.

Their collective observations help us define “cancer etiquette,” or rules of conduct for communicating with the cancer community. Since each person experiences cancer differently, one approach does not necessarily work for everyone. This information serves as a starting point for talking to someone with cancer.

There is no single right way. Relatives and friends of cancer patients Cancer is a severe blow not only for the person with the disease but for his or her relatives and friends. In light of the illness, relatives and friends find they have to think about how they relate to cancer and the person who has it.

The diagnosis of cancer Talking to cancer patients and their relatives book be overwhelming, not only for you, but also for your friends and relatives. Here, we offer some suggestions to help you, your friends, and family talk to each other about cancer, so that you can feel more at ease when facing it together.

Talking to Kids About Cancer focuses on when a parent has cancer, but much of the discussion will be relevant for anyone who needs to explain a diagnosis of cancer to children – for Talking to cancer patients and their relatives book, when a child’s sibling or friend has cancer, when their grandparent or another significant adult has cancer, or when the child has cancer.

Many studies have found that cancer survivors with strong emotional support tend to better adjust to the changes cancer brings to their lives, have a more positive outlook, and often report a better quality of life.

Research has shown that people with cancer need support from Talking to cancer patients and their relatives book. You can make a big difference in the life of someone with. A Talking to cancer patients and their relatives book of inspirational and uplifting stories about living with cancer.

Each story is written from a personal perspective, giving a very warm, friendly style of writing that is relaxed and sometimes humorous. It can help patients and their relatives feel less alone and isolated as they cope with the cancer and its treatment. Talking to children and teenagers about cancer can be challenging.

We have some tips to help you through the conversation. Trying to protect children from difficult news, worry and distress is natural. You may have concerns that delay or stop you explaining what is happening. You may feel it will bring home the reality of the situation, when. Mom and the Polka-Dot Boo-Boo.

Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society, This book helps families talk about breast cancer, gently preparing children for what lies ahead following their mother’s diagnosis. Thomas, Christine. Can I Catch Cancer. Brittany’s Books, This book explains cancer in terms and illustrations a child can relate Size: KB.

All of these programs were created to give children the resources and support that they need to manage their feelings and fears around a family member’s cancer diagnosis and treatment. Talking to your children about cancer can be challenging, but the right tools and resources can be helpful.

Childhood cancer is rare but if it happens in your family or to someone you know, it can turn life upside down. You’ll face many challenges, including talking to the child with cancer and their siblings or friends. Much of the information in this book is relevant when talking to kids about a child who has Size: 1MB.

In my 7 years of clinical nursing experience, I have encountered many incidents wherein dying patients, especially cancer patients in do-not-resuscitate status, would see relatives who apparently were already dead.

Yesterday while I was in a patients room giving some instructions to the family; t. In the end, talking to a patient may be easier than talking to their family.

Patients may not understand what is going on with them, and their relatives are basically in the same position. However, they also have the added stress of not knowing if their loved one will make it through. Acknowledge the fear they are feeling and offer them the Author: Katharine Hodgkinson.

Not being able to talk about their concerns can leave them feeling isolated, alone, sad or worried. Although telling your children about a cancer diagnosis is hard, it is important and necessary. Here are some helpful tips for talking to kids and teens about cancer: Be honest in answering their questions.

The National Cancer Institute in the USA has a booklet available online called When Your Parent Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens. It covers what cancer is and has some information about treatment. You may find some helpful explanations in it that you can use when talking to.

Introduction. H ospice registered nurses must have extensive skills including, but not limited to, patient assessment, symptom management, and communication proficiency to assess the holistic needs of both family and patients.

There is a widely held assumption that nurses are innately skilled communicators given their reputation for empathy and their need to interface with other healthcare Cited by: The ability to support patients in how to talk to the children in their lives as well as talking with children is an important part of providing holistic care.

feel confident about how to manage such requests from parents or relatives. papers and several book chapters in cancer care, and co-edited the book “Psychosocial Care of Cancer.

Ideally, children should hear about a cancer diagnosis from their parents, guardian or a trusted family friend, particularly if it is the parent, a relative or close friend who has cancer. If you tell friends and relatives about cancer in the family, but you don't tell your children, there is a chance your kids will learn about the cancer from.

Tell or show them where the cancer is on your body. Practice your explanation beforehand so you feel more comfortable. Remember that if you don’t talk to your kids about cancer, they may invent their own explanations, which can be even more frightening than the facts.

Explain the treatment plan and how it will affect their lives. Talking to Kids About Cancer focuses on when a parent has cancer, but much of the discussion will be relevant for anyone who needs to explain a cancer diagnosis to children or teenagers – for example, when a child’s sibling or friend has cancer, when their grandparent or another significant adult has cancer, or when a child has cancer.

Cancer is the most feared of diseases. Unsurprisingly, it causes considerable psychological distress in patients, families, carers, and often those health professionals who care for them.

Only a minority of cancer patients develop psychiatric illness, but other psychologically and socially determined problems are common. These include unpleasant symptoms such as pain, nausea, and.

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Psychosocial concerns and quality-of-life (QOL) issues are rising to the forefront as many patients are living. Background literature.

It is estimated that each year there are million new cases of cancer worldwide and that over 24 million people worldwide are living with cancer [1,2].Patients have better health-care outcomes when they are more informed about their disease, more involved with their treatment choices and more invested in their health care [].Cited by: Catalogue Talking to cancer patients and their relatives.

Talking to cancer patients and their relatives. Faulkner, Ann; Maguire, Peter. Book. English. Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, Rate this 1/5 2/5 3/5 4/5 5/5 Available at Mary Seacole Library. This item is not reservable because.

Vaughan, Susan C., M.D. Many therapists and their patients find that the traditional talking therapy still offers the best hope for long-term relief from depression and other psychological ailments.

This is especially true for people who worry about the side effects of Prozac and other similar by: 7. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society® (LLS) is a global leader in the fight against cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Remember that people express their emotions differently. If you are having a hard time talking with the person you are caring for or others involved in caregiving, get help. Consider asking a licensed counselor, therapist or clergyman to mediate the conversation.

Your doctor can suggest someone. Talking may be hard in the beginning. There isn't an easy way to deal with cancer, whether it's early-stage, curable cancer or terminal cancer.

And cancer is difficult for everyone who loves someone with cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, although most of these ideas can relate to any type of cancer. I want to share some tips today for talking with children about cancer.

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Dave Balch. avg rating — 5 ratings. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Persons with advanced cancer and their families are a key target group for palliative care. International research has established that most people with advanced cancer would like to remain at home among family until they die [1,2,3].Many patients are indeed able to remain at home until the end, although there are cross-country by: 1.

The benefits of talking with your child about cancer and its treatment allows your child to: Build trust in both you and the health-care team. Know what to expect and avoid filling in gaps with false ideas about cancer and cancer treatment. Children fill in gaps of information with their imagination.

If you have two of these close relatives who have had breast cancer, your risk increases five-fold. Certain genetic mutations, like BRCA1 and BRCA2, also increase your risk.

Race. Among all cancer patients in the palliative phase, ¾ have reached the age of An aging population will increase the number of people afflicted with cancer, and create challenges for patients, family members and health services.

Nevertheless, limited research has focused explicitly on the experiences and needs of older cancer patients in the palliative phase and their by: 2.

"A Baedeker for cancer patients and their families."--Washington Post "Deals with many topics traditionally considered taboo in talking to those with life-threatening illness, including problems with money, work, friends, relatives, and erratic health insurance coverage."/5(3).

The Secret C: Straight Talking About Cancer Paperback – 1 July I bought this book for my grandchildren when I was diagnosed with cancer so their parents would have something on hand to help them explain things.

I think it is very clear and it has obviously helped as even the five year old has been prompted to ask me questions which must /5(35).

Talking to children about cancer can be daunting, pdf you are not alone. Cancer Council can provide information and support, and can point you in the right direction for specialised assistance. This section explains when to seek professional help for a child and lists many support organisations.

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