Coping patterns among bone marrow transplant patients: a hermeneutical inquiry.

@article{Shuster1996CopingPA,
  title={Coping patterns among bone marrow transplant patients: a hermeneutical inquiry.},
  author={George F Shuster and Richard H. Steeves and Lisa L. Onega and Barbara Richardson},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  year={1996},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={290-7}
}
Bone marrow transplantation (BMT) has recently become the treatment of choice for a number of malignancies. This procedure is highly technical, involving the use of radiation and chemotherapy to destroy the patient's diseased bone marrow and with it functions of the entire immune system. It is a process with toxic effects that are experienced by all… CONTINUE READING