Organ Transplants: A Survival Guide for the Entire Family

Organ Transplants: A Survival Guide for the Entire Family

by Tina P. Schwartz

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Overview

Talks to teens and offers practical advice and suggestions for coping with and surviving the situation of when a family member has an organ transplant, or when they are personally facing an organ transplant. It covers how to deal with events that happen before, during, and after the surgery.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810849242
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/20/2005
Series: It Happened to Me Series , #10
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 7.28(w) x 10.22(h) x 0.87(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Tina P. Schwartz is a full-time freelance writer of children's books and the child of a parent who went through an organ transplant.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Acknowledgments Part 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1 Getting the News Chapter 4 2 General Info to Know Chapter 5 3 Heart Transplant Chapter 6 4 Liver Transplant Chapter 7 5 Kidney/Pancreas Transplants and Islets, too! Chapter 8 6 Lung Transplants Chapter 9 7 Waiting, Waiting, and More Waiting Chapter 10 8 From False Alarms through Transplant and Beyond Chapter 11 9 Minorities and International Patients Having Transplants Chapter 12 10 Donors and Donor Families Chapter 13 11 Transplant Myths, Media Coverage, and Controversies Chapter 14 12 Any Regrets? Chapter 15 13 How You Can Make a Difference Part 16 Notes Part 17 Glossary Part 18 Contact Information Part 19 Suggested Reading Part 20 Index Part 21 About the Author

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