In the country of illness: comfort and advice for the journey

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Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf :
Pub. Date:
1998.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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The author guides readers through the country of illness, a land with its own customs and power structure. He draws on his own and family members' experiences with cancer and the experiences of those he has met on his beat as a journalist, and offers advice on dealing with doctors and hospital staff, understanding hospitalspeak, and handling health insurance matters. He offers humor and optimism and encourages celebrating progress at every stage. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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9780679431824
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subject_facet Catastrophic illness, Medical care -- United States, Sick -- Psychology
title_display In the country of illness : comfort and advice for the journey
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