AUTHORS: McClain/Buchman - ©2011
AFTER THE DIAGNOSIS: HOW PATIENTS REACT AND HOW TO HELP THEM COPE, 1E is the first book to help healthcare professionals, nurses, physician’s assistants, nursing assistants, and those from other allied professions understand how newly diagnosed patients react emotionally. It also shows you how to help your patients harness both emotional and rational strengths as they communicate with healthcare professionals, gather information, evaluate treatment options, make informed treatment decisions, and manage their condition. AFTER THE DIAGNOSIS: HOW PATIENTS REACT AND HOW TO HELP THEM COPE, 1E is written for healthcare professionals - nurses, physician’s assistants, nursing assistants, anyone in direct contact with patients and their families - and intended for use in all health science educational programs. This book is invaluable for continuing medical education courses and for continuing education seminars for professionals working with newly-diagnosed patients and can also be used in training programs for counselors, social workers, and other mental health professionals. AFTER THE DIAGNOSIS: HOW PATIENTS REACT AND HOW TO HELP THEM COPE, 1E provides you with practical, realistic guidelines and is richly illustrated with real-life examples and examples of dialogue, supplemented by exercises and questions.