Aches and Pains
Both Maeve Binchy and Wendy Shea have had hip replacements because of severe arthritis. This is a book of wisdom, advice and, above all, humour, for anyone facing illness. Topics covered include: six ways to be a perfect hospital visitor; five things the nurses hate you to say; seven ways to make non-alcoholic drinks bearable; five reasons why men are terrible patients; five reasons why women are terrible patients; how to put on elastic stockings; six unusual but essential things for your medicine cupboard; five ways to get sleep; five perfect presents for people in hospital; how not to annoy your doctor; how not to let your doctor annoy you; what not to say to someone who is terminally ill; and six unusual things to wear in bed as a patient.
- Paperback | 94 pages
- 111.76 x 172.72 x 10.16mm | 22.68g
- 23 Sep 1999
- Orion Publishing Co
- London, United Kingdom
About Maeve Binchy
Maeve Binchy was born in County Dublin and came to fame first as London Correspondent for the Irish Times. Her first novel, Light A Penny Candle made her famous in the UK and USA. She lives in County Dublin with her husband, Gordon Snell.