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The need for information by the caregiving family of an adult patient with cancer has been identified by research. This paper is a literature review of the information and learning needs of caregiving relatives. By meeting these needs the health care professional is able to help support the...
The transition between a curative and a palliative approach to the care of a patient with cancer may be filled with uncertainty for patients, their families and health care professionals. A conventional model of treating the patient with cancer through curative, palliative and terminal phases is...
At present, no social support scale exists that is cancer‐specific. The objective of the study was to develop a cancer‐specific scale that not only had validity in reflecting the experiences of cancer patients, but also one that was quick and easy to use in a busy clinical environment. Sixty...
Five acute leukaemia or highly malignant lymphoma patients at a hospital in southern Sweden were interviewed about their daily living problems, their coping strategies and their opinions about the nursing care they received during the active phase of their treatment. In addition the EORTC...
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