A nurse-assisted screening and referral program for depression among survivors of colorectal cancer: feasibility study.

@article{Livingston2010ANS,
  title={A nurse-assisted screening and referral program for depression among survivors of colorectal cancer: feasibility study.},
  author={Patricia M Livingston and Melinda Craike and Victoria M White and Amanda Jane Hordern and Michael J Jefford and Mari Botti and Carrie E Lethborg and John C. Oldroyd},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2010},
  volume={193 5 Suppl},
  pages={S83-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the feasibility and acceptability of a telephone-based program to screen survivors of colorectal cancer (CRC) for distress, and to refer distressed patients to their treating health service. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS A prospective, multicentre study involving 59 patients with CRC recruited from six public and private health services in Melbourne, Victoria, from 15 June 2008 to 22 September 2009. Patients who had completed adjuvant chemotherapy for CRC were contacted… CONTINUE READING

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