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Title "Save my kid" : how families of critically ill children cope, hope, and negotiate an unequal healthcare system / Amanda M. Gengler.
Author Gengler, Amanda M., author.
Publication New York : New York University Press, [2020]
Copyright date ©2020
Description xiii, 241 pages ; 24 cm
Call # 618.92 G
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-230) and index.
Contents Hope is a thing with feathers -- Studying families of critically ill children -- Care-captaining : climbing the rungs of the US healthcare system -- Care-entrusting : staying on the medical sidelines -- Blending and switching care strategies : finding emotional equilibrium -- When everything is not enough -- The fragility and tenacity of hope -- Emotionally perilous paths : illness management, emotion management, and the production of healthcare inequalities.
Summary "'Save My Kid' is a deep exploration of the healthcare system and how it affects the families of critically ill children"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Critically ill children -- Medical care -- United States.
Critically ill children -- Family relationships.
Parents of terminally ill children -- Psychology.
Catastrophic illness -- Social aspects -- United States.
Child health services -- United States.
Health services accessibility -- United States.
ISBN 9781479863938 (cloth)
1479863939 (cloth)
9781479864621 (paperback)
1479864625 (paperback)

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