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Shows how to support the person who is ill and how the caregiver can handle his/her own emotions.
A small book packed with realistic ideas for first things to do when a baby dies and simple funeral planning.
The author explains what emotions to expect when mourning, what pitfalls to avoid, and how to work through feelings of loss.
This pamphlet answers the most frequently asked questions about when your water breaks early, also known as "premature rupture of membranes" or "PROM."
This booklet is for you if your loved one has been told that he or she has advanced cancer that is no longer responding to treatment. It explores many of the questions and crossroads you may be facing now.
Illnesses/Infections: Baby rashes; Chickenpox; Common cold; Constipation; Croup (laryngitis); Dehydration and diarrhea; Ear infection; Fever; Fifth disease; Hand, foot, and mouth disease; Head lice; Hepatitis A; Impetigo; Infections in child care centres; Invasive strep infections and 'the flesh e…
Provides an account of the authors' reactions to their wives' breast cancer battles.
A picture book which explains what cancer is, what some words mean, and talks about the different feelings a child might have ; This book will help kids cope with the presence of cancer in their lives.
The purpose of this book is to focus on you and your needs. ; We've heard from many caregivers about things they wish they had known early on. We have collected their tips in this booklet. Some of the tips seem simple, but they may not always be easy to do.
This genreal resource guide covers the management of more than 50 common childhood illnesses, injuries, and health problems. It is written in easy-to-read language for parents and caregivers of children from birth to 8 years of age. Topics include: Safety tips, when to call the doctor, Eye care, C…
This book shares stories from young people who have lived through the death of their parents, and made it out the other side.
This book shares stories from young people who have lived through the death of their siblings, and made it out the other side.
When Your Parent Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens, National Institutes of Health Publication 12-5724: If your mom, dad, or an adult close to you has cancer, this book is for you. Here you can read about what has helped other teens get through this tough time. Doctors, nurses, social workers, friends, …
Explains how friends and family of the cancer patient can play a major role in the healing process. The author shares her own experience of cancer and the power of friendship.
Read this booklet to hear how teens coped when they found out their mother or father had cancer. It provides information about cancer treatments, ways teens can talk to family and friends, how to connect with other teens and where to find other resources for information and support.
Since many teens are already going through a time that leaves them feeling as though they have too few answers, having a loved one diagnosed with cancer can be overwhelming. This book depicts the emotional times that accompany a family member's fight with cancer, and includes in-depth discussions o…
Explains what a slight hearing loss is, how it affects children, how to help children with a slight hearing loss in the classroom, and how to read an audiogram.
This one page pamphlet provides information on how you will feel after surgery, how to keep safe after surgery and how to help yourself recover from surgery at BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre.
This one page pamphlet provides information on how you will feel after surgery, how to keep safe after surgery and how to help yourself recover from surgery at BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre. Written in Chinese.
This one page pamphlet provides information on how you will feel after surgery, how to keep safe after surgery and how to help yourself recover from surgery at BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre. Written in Punjabi.
This pamphlet was developed by the Neurosciences Nursing Department at BC Children's Hospital to provide information to families about administering Valium (also known as Diazepam) rectally.
This pamphlet was developed by the Neurosciences Nursing Department at BC Children's Hospital to provide information to families about administering Ativan (also known as Lorazepam).
A pamphlet that provides information to parents on how to help your child when he/she is having their tonsils or adenoids removed.
This patient handout provides an overview of using the cell saver during a caesarean section.
This book provides grief-stricken parents with the tools to navigate the grieving process and addresses the challenges of dealing with the media, the justice system, the medical system and coroners. Both of the authors have experienced the traumatic loss of a child and they speak with compassion an…