Cancer, Aids, and Quality of Life

Hardcover | April 30, 1997

EditorJay A. Levy, Claude Jasmin, Gabriel Bez

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Univ. of California, San Francisco. Proceedings of the Second International Conference of the International Council for Global Health Progress held January 15-17, 1996 in Paris, France. Selected contributionsfrom experts in many fields who deal with the quality of life of cancer and AIDS patients. 30 contributors, 13 U.S.

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Univ. of California, San Francisco. Proceedings of the Second International Conference of the International Council for Global Health Progress held January 15-17, 1996 in Paris, France. Selected contributionsfrom experts in many fields who deal with the quality of life of cancer and AIDS patients. 30 contributors, 13 U.S.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:211 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.27 inPublished:April 30, 1997Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:030645517X

ISBN - 13:9780306455179

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Introductory Comments. Problems of Defining Quality of Life; A. Feinstein. How Does Asic Research in Cancer and AIDS Approach the Concern for Quality of Life; J.A. Levy. The Evolution of Quality of Life; D. Joyce. Quality of Care for Cancer and AIDS; R.D. George. Changing our Metaphors to Put Quality of Life at the Center of Health Care; G. Annas. Uses of Information about Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients with AIDS and Cancer; P.D. Cleary. Improving the Quality of Life of Cancer patients; P. Maguire. How Does the Cost of Care Influence the Effectiveness of Health Care Delivery: J. Rovira. Future Issues in the Use of Health Status Assessment Measures; S. Greenfield. Quality of Life at the End Stages of Life; D. Callahan. Commentaries: Quality of Life, Who Is Responsible? Quality of Life: The Experience of an Oncology Unite Functioning in a Rural Greek Area; V. Georgoulias. Quality of Life, Who Defines It?. Risk as Diagnosis-Implications for the Quality of Life; L. Sachs. Quality of Life at the End Stages of Life. Quality of Life at the End Stages of Life; M. Bedjaoui. Quality of Life: Socio-Economic, Geographic and Cultural Factors. Quality of Life-Pharmaceutical Considerations. Conclusions; H. Feinberg. 16 Additional Articles.