Cancer, Aids, and Quality of Life by Jay A. LevyCancer, Aids, and Quality of Life by Jay A. Levy

Cancer, Aids, and Quality of Life

EditorJay A. Levy, Claude Jasmin, Gabriel Bez

Hardcover | April 30, 1997

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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.
Title:Cancer, Aids, and Quality of LifeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:211 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:April 30, 1997Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 13:9780306455179

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Table of Contents

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.