Positive Approaches to Living with End Stage Renal Disease: Psychosocial and Thanatalogic Aspects

Positive Approaches to Living with End Stage Renal Disease: Psychosocial and Thanatalogic Aspects

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Overview

Aspects of cancer and cancer therapies; long-term adjustments of renal donors and recipients; community life (including support facilities and home dialysis); medical aspects of End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD); psychiatric disturbances; public policy issues; the role of the doctor, staff, and society, sexuality and loss of sexual function, surgical aspects; and anticipatory grief, acute grief, and bereavement are all discussed in this book for caregivers working with ESRD patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275920197
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/22/1986
Series: The Foundation of Thanatology Series , #6
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)
Lexile: 1270L (what's this?)

About the Author

An English Victorian author of novels, poems, and short stories, Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) is best known for the classic books Far from the Madding Crowd, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, and Jude the Obscure. Set mostly in the semi-imagined region of Wessex, Hardy’s fictional works retain their popularity thanks to an accessible style, Romantic plots, and richly drawn characters.

Date of Birth:

June 2, 1840

Date of Death:

January 11, 1928

Place of Birth:

Higher Brockhampon, Dorset, England

Place of Death:

Max Gate, Dorchester, England

Education:

Served as apprentice to architect James Hicks

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