Life After the Diagnosis

Life After the Diagnosis

Expert Advice on Living Well With Serious Illness for Patients and Caregivers

Book - 2017
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"In Life After the Diagnosis, Dr. Steven Z. Pantilat, a renowned international expert in palliative care, shares innovative approaches for dealing with serious illness, outlines the steps that patients should take, and demystifies the medical system. He makes sense of what doctors say, what they actually mean, and how to get the best information to help make the best medical decisions. Dr. Pantilat covers everything from the first steps after the diagnosis and finding the right caregiving and support, to planning your future so your loved ones don't have to. He offers advice on how to tackle the most difficult treatment decisions and discussions and shows readers how to choose treatments that help more than they hurt, stay consistent with their values and personal goals, and live as well as possible for as long as possible,"--
Publisher: Boston : Da Capo Lifelong, 2017
Edition: First Da Capo Press edition
ISBN: 9780738219387
Branch Call Number: 616.029 Pa
Description: xvi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


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At the moment of a serious diagnosis, you are at the beginning of two difficult journeys - one medical and one emotional. Dr. Steven Z. Pantilat, a renowned international expert in palliative care, helps demystify the first, giving you a better understanding of the path ahead.

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