Caregiving, Revised Edition
By Houts, Peter S.

The definitive resource for cancer caregivers

Thanks to advances in medical science, people with chronic illnesses like cancer are living longer than ever before. Most often the responsibility for caregiving is placed with loved ones.

This helpful guide responds to the changing needs and challenges you face and offers support though the myriad situations you may encounter, from physical and emotional conditions, to dealing with health care providers and insurance carriers, to taking care of your own needs along with those of the person with cancer.

This revised edition is an indispensable resource that will help you manage the everyday challenges that come with caring for a loved one in the home. Includes a list of resources for caregivers.



DOI: 10.1036/094423545X

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Author Biography

Peter S. Houts, Ph.D., is professor emeritus at Pennsylvania State University’s College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Julia Bucher, R.N., Ph.D., is the regional manager of cancer control planning for the Pennsylvania Division of the American Cancer Society. She lives in Milton, Pennyslvania.


Caregiving, Revised Edition
Author(s): Houts, Peter S.
ISBN: 094423545X
DOI: 10.1036/094423545X

Format: paperback, 304 pages.
Pub date: 1 Jun 2003
Copyright: 2003
$18.95 US
Product Line: American Cancer Society (McGraw-Hill)

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