Johns Hopkins Patients' Guide To Leukemia

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Johns Hopkins Patients' Guide to Leukemia is a concise, easy-to-follow “how to” guide that puts you on a path to wellness by explaining leukemia treatment from start to finish. It guides you through the overwhelming maze of treatment decisions, simplifies the complicated schedule that lies ahead, and performs the task of putting together your plan of care in layman’s terms. Empower yourself with accurate, understandable information that will give you the ability to confidently ...
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Overview

Johns Hopkins Patients' Guide to Leukemia is a concise, easy-to-follow “how to” guide that puts you on a path to wellness by explaining leukemia treatment from start to finish. It guides you through the overwhelming maze of treatment decisions, simplifies the complicated schedule that lies ahead, and performs the task of putting together your plan of care in layman’s terms. Empower yourself with accurate, understandable information that will give you the ability to confidently participate in the decision making about your care and treatment.

The Johns Hopkins Patients’ Guide to Leukemia is a concise, easy-to-follow how to guide that puts you on a path to wellness by explaining leukemia treatment from start to finish. It guides you through the overwhelming maze of treatment decisions, simplifies the complicated schedule that lies ahead,
and provides valuable tools to help you to put together your plan of care.
Empower yourself with accurate, understandable information that will give you the ability to confidently participate in the decision making about your care and treatment.
About the Series
Learning that you or someone you love has cancer is devastating, and feeling lost and powerless is a common immediate response. The Johns Hopkins Patients’ Guides are designed to alleviate your anxiety, empower you with information, and enable you to fully understand your treatment options. Each book in this series is dedicated to a specific type of cancer. The information is there to help lighten your burden and to assist you in becoming an active participant in your care. Cancer rarely allows us to take a diversion from life, and offering guidance on how to continue to live life while

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Reviewer: Laurie A Casias, ADN (University of New Mexico Hospital)
Description: This excellent guide for anyone newly diagnosed with leukemia summarizes treatment and provides a list of questions for patients to ask during their initial appointment.
Purpose: The authors strive to provide readers with the information they need to become active participants in their own care.
Audience: This book should be read by all adult patients who have been newly diagnosed with leukemia. It also is an excellent reference for nurses to use to help involve patients in their own care.
Features: It covers topics such as being newly diagnosed, treatment options, physiological changes, and remission or recurrence of leukemia. The chapters on treatment are comprehensive and well organized.
Assessment: This is a concise and informative guide for newly diagnosed leukemia patients and families.
From The Critics
Reviewer: Laurie A Casias, ADN(University of New Mexico Hospital)
Description: This excellent guide for anyone newly diagnosed with leukemia summarizes treatment and provides a list of questions for patients to ask during their initial appointment.
Purpose: The authors strive to provide readers with the information they need to become active participants in their own care.
Audience: This book should be read by all adult patients who have been newly diagnosed with leukemia. It also is an excellent reference for nurses to use to help involve patients in their own care.
Features: It covers topics such as being newly diagnosed, treatment options, physiological changes, and remission or recurrence of leukemia. The chapters on treatment are comprehensive and well organized.
Assessment: This is a concise and informative guide for newly diagnosed leukemia patients and families.
From The Critics
Reviewer: Laurie A Casias, ADN(University of New Mexico Hospital)
Description: This excellent guide for anyone newly diagnosed with leukemia summarizes treatment and provides a list of questions for patients to ask during their initial appointment.
Purpose: The authors strive to provide readers with the information they need to become active participants in their own care.
Audience: This book should be read by all adult patients who have been newly diagnosed with leukemia. It also is an excellent reference for nurses to use to help involve patients in their own care.
Features: It covers topics such as being newly diagnosed, treatment options, physiological changes, and remission or recurrence of leukemia. The chapters on treatment are comprehensive and well organized.
Assessment: This is a concise and informative guide for newly diagnosed leukemia patients and families.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763774332
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 8/6/2010
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 172
  • Sales rank: 885,713
  • Product dimensions: 5.34 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

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