Aches and Pains

Aches and Pains

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 111.76 x 172.72 x 10.16mm | 22.68g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • ORION
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Re-issue
  • 40drawings
  • 0752825186
  • 9780752825182

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.show more

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