You Don't Have to Suffer: A Complete Guide to Relieving Cancer Pain for Patients and Their Families

You Don't Have to Suffer: A Complete Guide to Relieving Cancer Pain for Patients and Their Families

by Susan S. Lang, Richard B. Patt
     
 

'Lang and Patt have written a superb book that will be of value to everyone who has a loved one suffering pain caused by cancer.It is a sympathetic, humane appraisal of a difficult situation for all ofus, and proposes sensible, intelligent approaches to coping with the suffering and pain of everyone involved.  See more details below

Overview

'Lang and Patt have written a superb book that will be of value to everyone who has a loved one suffering pain caused by cancer.It is a sympathetic, humane appraisal of a difficult situation for all ofus, and proposes sensible, intelligent approaches to coping with the suffering and pain of everyone involved.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Patt, one of the country's leading cancer pain experts, has teamed up with science writer Lang to produce a much-needed, sensible handbook for patients and caregivers on aspects of cnacer pain, Recommended."—Library Journal

"A much-needed, sensible handbook."—Booklist

"Clearly written for the consumer....Enables cancer patients to make informed decisions about their care and offers them a way to improve the quality of their lives."—Publishers Weekly

"Comprehensive."—The New York Times

"Thorough and authoritative....Broad in scope, it covers the pain front and explains many puzzling questions....Includes intelligent, balanced discussion of mind-body approaches to easing pain as well as new, high-tech methods....An abundance of information."—Washington Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195084184
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/10/1994
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.37(d)

Meet the Author

About the Authors: Susan S. Lang is a senior science writer at Cornell University, and the author of six previous books. Richard B. Patt, M.D. is the former medical director of the Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, and current deputy chief of the Pain Service at Houston's M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

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