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Editors: William Li (The School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, China)
Book Description:
The diagnosis and treatment of cancer can be a stressful and threatening experience, particularly for children. This book will shed light on the impact of cancer and its treatments on the physical, emotional, and psychosocial well-being of both children hospitalized with cancer and childhood cancer survivors. Additionally, this book will explore the coping strategies used by children with cancer and their parents. This book reports some empirical studies on evaluating the effectiveness of various psychological interventions in promoting the psychosocial well-being and quality of life of children with cancer. It is anticipated that this book can provide readers a more thorough understanding about the impact of cancer on children’s physical and psychological well-being. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1. The Overview of Pediatric Cancer in Hong Kong, pp. 1-13
(Godfrey C. F. Chan)

Chapter 2. The Impact of Cancer on the Psychosocial Well-being and Quality of Life of Hong Kong Chinese Children, pp. 15-29
(William H. C. Li)

Chapter 3. Effectiveness of Therapeutic Play Intervention in Promoting the Psychosocial Well-being of Children Hospitalized with Cancer, pp. 31-54
(William H. C. Li)

Chapter 4. Understanding How Children Coped with Cancer: An Essential Prerequisite for Designing Appropriate Psycho-educational Interventions, pp. 55-74
(William H. C. Li)

Chapter 5. The Psychosocial Well-being and Quality of Life of Childhood Cancer Survivors: An Exploratory Study, pp. 75-96
(William H. C. Li)

Chapter 6. Development and Evaluating an Empowerment Programme in Promoting the Psychosocial Well-being and Quality of Life of Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Pilot Study, pp. 97-118
(William H. C. Li)

Chapter 7. Psychosocial Support for Parents of Children with Cancer, pp. 119-131
(S. Y. Chiu and Eva K. Y. Ho)

Chapter 8. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in Children Post-Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, pp. 133-147
(L. Elbahlawan and R. R. Morrison)

Index

   Series:
      Pediatrics - Laboratory and Clinical Research
      Cancer Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatments
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-61942-112-7
   Status: AV
  
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