Cancer, AIDS, and Quality of Life / Edition 1

Cancer, AIDS, and Quality of Life / Edition 1

by Jay A. Levy
     
 

ISBN-10: 030645517X

ISBN-13: 9780306455179

Pub. Date: 04/30/1997

Publisher: Springer US

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306455179
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
04/30/1997
Edition description:
1997
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introductory Comments. Problems of Defining Quality of Life; A. Feinstein. How Does Asic Research in Cancer and AIDS Approach the Concern for Quality of Life; J.A. Levy. The Evolution of Quality of Life; D. Joyce. Quality of Care for Cancer and AIDS; R.D. George. Changing our Metaphors to Put Quality of Life at the Center of Health Care; G. Annas. Uses of Information about Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with AIDS and Cancer; P.D. Cleary. Improving the Quality of Life of Cancer patients; P. Maguire. How Does the Cost of Care Influence the Effectiveness of Health Care Delivery: J. Rovira. Future Issues in the Use of Health Status Assessment Measures; S. Greenfield. Quality of Life at the End Stages of Life; D. Callahan. Commentaries: Quality of Life, Who Is Responsible? Quality of Life: The Experience of an Oncology Unite Functioning in a Rural Greek Area; V. Georgoulias. Quality of Life, Who Defines It?. Risk as Diagnosis-Implications for the Quality of Life; L. Sachs. Quality of Life at the End Stages of Life. Quality of Life at the End Stages of Life; M. Bedjaoui. Quality of Life: Socio-Economic, Geographic and Cultural Factors. Quality of Life-Pharmaceutical Considerations. Conclusions; H. Feinberg. 16 Additional Articles.

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