[Analysis of the factors involving in the success or failure of home infusion therapy (HIT)].

@article{Sumioka1998AnalysisOT,
  title={[Analysis of the factors involving in the success or failure of home infusion therapy (HIT)].},
  author={N Sumioka and Yasuyuki Araki and Masahiro Takatani and Yanosuke Kozaki and Kenji Kuroda and Shoji Yamanaka and Yasunobu Kanamori and Ichiro Kawase},
  journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy},
  year={1998},
  volume={25 Suppl 4},
  pages={701-4}
}
A survey was conducted from April through September, 1997, of 24 hospitalized terminal lung cancer patients connected to IVH and CSC, for whom the possibility of release from hospital was considered, and of their families. A comparative survey was made between patients who accepted HIT and those who did not. No difference was found between the groups by age, sex, or disease stage, nor was there a difference in physical symptoms such as pain and respiratory difficulty. However, the percentage of… CONTINUE READING