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Dairy products, 273 intolerance, 271 Dance therapy, 168 Dapsone, 195 Daunomycin, 180 Daunorubicin, 180 Death, 421-448. See also Grief; Memorial services; Terminally ill children bibliography information,

490-491 at home, 428-429 hospice care, 425-426 in hospital, 426-427 organizations dealing with bereavement, 475 siblings and, 424, 429 suggestions for family and friends, 431-435 supportive care, 425-426 talking about, 343 treatment, transitioning from, 421-425 Decadron, 180, 187-190, 197 Deductible medical expenses,

256-257 Dehydration, 214 Demerol, 201-202 Denial, 5-6 in children, 37 of death, 424 as dishonesty, 345 relapse and, 386 Dental problems, 230

enamel abnormalities, 372 radiation therapy and, 249-250 as side effect, 372-373 stem cell transplantation and, 417

Depression of parents, 345 Desitin, 224

Destructive children, 341 Detachol, 151

Dexamethasone, 180, 187-190, 197

increased appetite, 270 side effects, 234

Diagnosis, 1-13 age of, 16 anger at, 8-9 confusion at, 4-5 denial at, 5-6

fear and helplessness on, 7-8 guilt reactions, 6-7 hope and, 11 methods for, 18-19 physical responses to, 4 reaction of children to, 37 Diarrhea, 223-224 Diet. See Nutrition Dilaudid, 202-203 Diphenhydramine, 197 Directory of Pharmaceutical

Patient Assistance, 266-267 Discipline, improving, 349-355 Dishonesty of parents, 345 Distraction from pain, 46 DMN (Daunorubicin), 180 DNA index, 22 DNR (Daunorubicin), 180 DNR (Do Not Resuscitate) orders,

427 Doctors changing doctors, 121 end of treatment and, 376-377 in hospitals, 107 radiation oncologists, 238 relationships with, 110-112 second opinions, 117-118 Dolophine, 203

Dosages of chemotherapy drugs, 173

Down's syndrome, 17

leukemia and, 28 Doxil, 181-182 Doxorubicin, 181-182 Droxia, 183

Drugs. See also Antibiotics;

Chemotherapy; Pill-taking antinausea drugs, 196-200 Canada, payment in, 267 consolidation therapy, 25 for emotional problems, 354 free medicine programs,

266-267 mistakes at hospitals, 131 pain medications, 47-50,

200-204 personality changes and,

350-351 reimbursement organizations, 470 Ducosate, 225 Dying. See Death

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