Being a Cancer Patient's Carer

Author: Finegan, Wesley
Binding: 7
Pages: 144
Pub Date: 01/01/2005
ISBN: 9781857756388
Availability: In stock
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Quick overview Gives information and advice to help you deal with the common problems faced by carers of cancer patients. This guide deals with pain, physical symptoms, psychological problems, death and bereavement. It adopts a unique approach to encourage the carer to work with the patient, doctors and nurses to achieve realistic and mutually agreed outcomes.
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This volume provides both the scientific and medical background to manipulation, as well as sound practical advice on how to carry out manipulative techniques. Manipulation is a now well-founded technique for the treatment of musculo-skeletal problems, and especially back pain. The Royal College of General Practitioners has recommended manipulation as a therapy, as has the Clinical standards Advisory Group. Manipulation is now also part of the core training of rheumatologists. The text is accompanied with illustrations showing how to manipulate safely, and key references are provided throughout. The book should be of i nterest to all those interested in manipulatio, including rheumatologists, general practitioners, physiotherapists, osteopaths and chiropractors.

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